Support for carers

See links and content below for information and support services for carers in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

Carers self assessment

The information in this form is to help you and your social care coordinator work out what your needs are in relation to your caring role, and what outcomes you would like to achieve by having support.

Carers self assessment form 

Carers UK

Are you looking after someone?

Get the support you need with The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead’s Digital Resource for Carers hosted by Carers UK.

Resource includes : e-Learning modules, factsheets, interactive guides, personalised support, and information split into the following areas:

  • Health and wellbeing, support for caring;
  • Technology and caring, financial planning; working and caring.
  • Access to all to the Carers UK care co-ordination App, Jointly.
  • Young Adult Carers: an e-Learning resource for young adult carers now in adult services.
  • Plus our own local information for carers.

Visit and use our unique access code DGTL8874 to create an account for free.

What is a carers assessment?

A carers assessment is for adult carers of adults over 18 years old who are disabled, ill or elderly.

The assessment will look at how caring affects your life, download the Carers UK factsheet for further information. 

Carers Trust

Are you a carer?

A carer is anyone who cares for a friend or family member who due to illness or a disability cannot cope without your support. Find out about the emotional, practical and financial support available to you, or contact the duty team to arrange a carers assessment on 01628 683744.

Contact the Carers trust for more information.

The Advocacy People

The Advocacy People is an independent charity that specialises in the provision of advocacy and related services. They provide support through well-trained advocates who enable their clients to express themselves, ensuring that everyone who uses health and social care services can have their voice heard on issues that are important to them.

See the The Advocacy People website for further information.

Young carers

Royal Borough Family Action is committed to making sure that caring is a positive experience for all their young carers between the ages of 5 - 18 years old. 

There is no time limit to how long a family can access support from Family Action Young Carers, as long as there continues to be a support need for a caring role within the family.            

Services include:

  • One to one support, referrals and signposting,
  • Targeted group work, respite activities,
  • Representation at meetings, training for professionals.

Contact us by email: or telephone: 01628 626991.

Events, clubs and organisation public listing

You can view or add events, clubs and organisations to the listing and search by category, audience, keyword or by date. When the list appears you can select each tab to view specific listings, for example, Events, Activities, Clubs. There are some quick links below to specific categories, to view all, just click on Search the database link.

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