Click on the ‘title of the topic’ for more information on the following topics that are regularly updated.


Outlines a range of alarms available to help carers via an operation rub by Sheffield City Council.

The Care Act 2014 (your rights as a carer)
A significant  Act that aims to put people and their carers in control of their care and support.

Caring and studying
Information about specialist support that may be available to students with caring responsibilities.

Caring and working
Links to websites with information that can help carers find a balance between caring and working.

GPs and carers
How we work with GP Practices and Medical Centres across the city to ensure carers’ needs are recognised.

Holidays for carers
Links to organisations that specialise in offering breaks for carers and/or those they care for.

Planning ahead financially and emergency support
Ways to find information to help carers plan ahead if financial and/or emergency support is needed.

Links to various websites that can provide some ideas about how to access respite and to fund it.

Information on ways a carer can access support to help with transport in their role as a carer.

Useful online resources
Links to various local and national organisations that provide practical information for carers.

When caring comes to an end
This outlines how we can help directly or signpost carers to other supporting organisations.

Your wellbeing
The importance for carers to take time to look after themselves as well as the person they care for. 


Sheffield Carers Centre: Information Leaflet & Self Registration Form
Free leaflet that you can view online, download and print or contact us to request printed copies.

Carers News!
Free monthly Enewsletter providing carers with up-to-date information relevant to their caring role.

Keep In Touch Guide
Free guide about the importance of social connection and some ways people are keeping in touch.

Emergency Planning Guide and Form
A useful free guide to planning for situations when you may not be able to provide care.

Carer Card
Discounts and offers from local and national businesses for all carers registered with us or Sheffield Young Carers Please note the range of offers available may be affected during Covid-19

Caring Safely at Home
This video-based resource is designed to help carers and the person they care for some practical and relevant information. The videos provide support at any time and may be particularly useful for carers during any change in circumstances caused by coronavirus.

Sheffield Mental Health Guide
This covers all mental health services in Sheffield (eg the Community Mental Health teams) how to access them and what sort of support they can provide. It also has information on specific concerns, such as anxiety or bereavement, as well as links to Relaxation videos and tips.

Caring and Health Conditions

Caring for someone with dementia
Information about resources that can help anyone who is caring for a person with dementia.

Caring for someone with an eating disorder
Links to some local organisations that can provide specialist information and support for carers.

Caring for someone with a mental health problem
Highlights organisations that can provide specialist support and have operate helplines for carers.

Caring for someone who has had a stroke
Links to various organisations that can help carers who are caring for people that have a stroke.