The National Careline
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What We Do

The National Careline provides support and information to the elderly, their carers and their families. Our objective is to provide a portal that signposts users to various organisations including, Government departments and support networks that will help create a clearer understanding of the care maze.

The National Careline Directory

Find your nearest Care Provider and local business’ offering care services to support you and your family.

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Sponsorship and Donations, large or small, are gratefully received as they help us to meet the costs of keeping The National Careline going and ensures that the service is there for others to use in their time of need.

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The National Careline News

New State Pension v Old State Pension

People who reached state pension age before April 2016, are entitled to the basic state pension plus any additional state pension they have built up.

Those who hit state pension age after April 2016...

The injustice continues...

The injustice continues for the pensioners under the Old State Pension system…..

The weekly pension under the Old State Pension for 2019/20 is £129.20 whereas The New State Pension for 2019/20...

Blue Badge Scheme extension

The Blue Badge Scheme has been extended to cover hidden disabilities.

From 2019, people with ‘hidden disabilities’, less obvious illness and disabilities, will have the right to a parking...

LGA consultation - add your views on care provision

At the end of July the Local Government Association decided to launch their own nationwide consultation

‘The lives we want to lead [ The LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing ]



This is not exactly a benefit, but claiming it is really important. Signing up for Carer’s Credit for a year means a carer could receive over £200 extra per year in State Pension when they...

State Pensions – old and new

For the tax year April 2018 – 2019 to Basic State Retirement Pension is £125.95.

For those who come under the New State Pension rules which came into force in April 2016, the amount paid...

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