Complete this simple form to let us know you care for someone. If you're suddenly unwell or unavailable, we'll have all the information we need to quickly arrange care.
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After you complete the form
- We'll send you a letter within 7 working days confirming that your plan is in place.
- We'll also send you a small "I am a carer" card with the reference number for your plan. Keep it in your purse or wallet. You can tell your GP and emergency contacts too.
If you need to update your plan
Call us on 0300 123 4042 or just start a new one.
If there's an emergency
- Hospital and emergency staff can use the details on your "I am a carer" card to contact us and arrange support for the person you care for. We'll use your emergency contacts or arrange care ourselves.
- If you are unavailable for a long time, we'll carry out a review to see if the person you care for needs further support.