Carers rights

What are your rights as a carer?

You are entitled to:
Information, advice and an assessment of your needs.
Care Act 2014
Not be treated unfairly due to your caring role.
Equality Act 2016
A private life and to be free from inhuman treatment.
Human Rights Act 1998
Request flexible or changed hours to fulfil your caring role.
Employment Rights Act 1996/2014
For more information on the rights and entitlements of unpaid carers please download this leaflet here by clicking: BIHR_Pocket_Guide_for_Carers

Legal Advice

Law Centres defend the legal rights of people who cannot afford a lawyer. They are specialists working in their local communities to uphold justice and advance equality.