We know that making time for and attending a medical appointment for yourself is not easy when you support someone living with dementia. Healthcare Appointment Respite Grant (HARG) is available to pay for respite services for carers who have no care provision in place.
Care For The Carers can help you access funding from East Sussex County Council to cover the cost of any care you need to put in place when you have to go to a healthcare appointments such as counselling, physiotherapy, GP, hospital, dentists, and so on, or attend any training to help you in your caring role eg. CRISP courses, WRAP courses or DISC courses.
You can claim up to £21 per hour for a carer or personal assistant to come and spend time with the person you care for and you can claim up to £500 a year.
Call Care For The Carers 01323 738390 and select option 1 for the Carers Hub or email email@example.com who will send you an expense form to fill in and will organise a payment directly to your bank account.