If you care for someone for 35 hours or more a week, you could be entitled to Carer's Allowance
Currently, Carer's Allowance is £61.35 a week.
- you must be 16 years old or over
- you must look after someone for 35 hours or more a week
- the person you look after should receive certain benefits
- you earn less than £102 per week (after tax, care costs while you are at work and 50% of your pension)
Carer's Allowance can be claimed online, or you can get in touch with the Carer's Allowance Unit on 0345 608 4321