If you over 18 and provide unpaid care and/or support to a family member, partner, child, friend or neighbour who lives in Wrexham, you can apply for a Carers Direct Payment to help you as a carer.
The fund supports carers to improve their health and well-being.
A Carers Direct Payment can be used for something that clearly gives you a break, supports you in your caring role, and/or maintains or improves your own health and wellbeing.
This can include, but is not limited to:
- A holiday/break
- Leisure memberships
- Hobby fees
- Therapy sessions
- Driving lessons
- Computer equipment
- College course fees
- Domestic appliances
- Decorating costs
For more information, or to apply for a Carers Direct Payment please contact: NEWCIS (North East Wales Carers’ Information Service) (01978) 423114 or Wrexham’s Adult Social Care Department (01978) 292066
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