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Becoming a carer
Last updated: 11 November 2019
Short breaks for carers
Short breaks from caring
When you're using an adult carer support plan or young carer statement, your local council has to decide if they can arrange for someone else to care for your friend or family member who needs support. This would give you a short break from caring.
Contact your local social work service to request an adult carer support plan or young carer statement: