CARERS DIRECT PAYMENTS. A payment for the ‘carer’ not your cared for!
You can use a direct payment to purchase the services you are assessed as needing to support you in your caring role.
This includes support that may help maintain your health and well-being. Enquire with the local authority. See our article under Articles/Interviews tab/Text Articles “Where Is The Care Article – Carer’s Direct Payment” for more information.