Health and carer support

Carers need to be supported too. So that’s what we're here for. Our health and carer support is free, impartial and strictly confidential. And it’s not just here for past and present ICAEW members, family members can take advantage of our services too. 

Navigating local services

Making sense of the benefits system and applying for what you’re entitled to is no easy task. Our dedicated carer support officers can help you to deal effectively with social services and the NHS.

ASK ABOUT SUPPORT WITH LOCAL SERVICES

Adaptations and equipment

Our grants and donations can help you pay for home adaptations, respite care and specialist equipment and mobility aids. We can also arrange an Occupational Therapist visit to carry out an assessment and discuss your needs and the available options. Our support officers can help you understand and act on the recommendations.

ASK ABOUT OUR HEALTH AND CARER SUPPORT

End of life and bereavement support

Find Me Help is our free online support directory for people dealing with end of life. The facility allows users to search for services in their local area, including end of life care, bereavement support, information and advice, help with caring, and/or someone to talk to.

USE OUR FIND ME HELP DIRECTORY

24-hour emotional support

When it gets tough, we’re here to offer a listening ear. Talk to our trained counsellors anytime online or on the phone to talk through your concerns, regain perspective and to see a way forward.

CALL OUR 24 HOUR HELPLINE

Telephone friendship service

If you’re aged 60 and over and feeling lonely or isolated, we can introduce you to a befriender. You can chat, swap stories and spend time on the phone each week. Call us on +44 (0) 1788 556 366 or email friendship.service@caba.org.uk to find out more.

ASK ABOUT OUR TELEPHONE FRIENDSHIP SERVICE

Dementia support

CABA is working in partnership with Dementia UK to provide you and your family access to Admiral Nurses via Dementia UK’s helpline, Admiral Nursing Direct. Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who offer emotional and practical support to families living with dementia, helping them to live more positively in the present and face the challenges of tomorrow with more confidence and less fear.

ASK ABOUT DEMENTIA SUPPORT

Residential care top up fees

We're now able to offer support with the 'top up' costs of residential care. To find out if you or someone you care for is eligible for this support, call us on +44 (0) 1788 556 366. Our carer support officers are on hand to advise and help you and your loved ones find the care that’s right for you.

ASK ABOUT SUPPORT WITH TOP UP FEES

Support for people with autism

We've teamed up with The National Autistic Society to provide expert support for people on the autism spectrum and their families. From emotional support through the parent-to-parent telephone service, to education rights advice, there's a wide range of tailored support available to help families dealing with autism spectrum disorders take on new challenges together.

ASK ABOUT SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH AUTISM

Wellbeing zone

Go to our wellbeing zone for everything you need to improve your physical wellbeing. Try the self-assessment health tool, set personalised goals and track your wellbeing with a food and sleep diary.    

It’s a great chance to make healthier choices. Find out more by visiting our wellbeing page.

FIND OUT ABOUT OUR WELLBEING ZONE

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