The Digital Resource for Carers (DRC) combines Carers UK’s digital products and online resources with local information to give carers in Norfolk a comprehensive support resource. Visit carersdigital.org and use our unique access code to create an account for free: DGTL7862
The Digital Resource Centre includes the following:
Health and wellbeing
Resources to help support you with your own physical and emotional health and wellbeing, as well as information about support the health and wellbeing of your loved one.
- The You and Your Wellbeing resource is designed to help you build strategies to maintain physical and emotional wellbeing. It also tackles the impact of stress on wellbeing as a result of juggling a hectic caring routine, as well as how to cope with experiencing loss.
- The Role of Good Nutrition resource was developed with Nutricia to help you understand the role of nutrition for yourself and your loved one.
Support for caring
Resources to support you as a carer. For example, helping you understand how to build a help network, find local resources and services and find other areas of support.
- The Upfront guide to caring is a simple tool for you if you are new to the maze of benefits and entitlements.
- The Young adult carers e-Learning offers information for you if you are a young adult carer aged 18 – 24 years. It aims to help you identify ways of working alongside caring, explain continuing education and training options, explain how to get financial support and support on staying healthy.
Technology and caring
This section helps you think about financial planning and provide the tools and information to get you started.
Working and skills
Advice and information for you if you are a working carer as well as if you are thinking of leaving, returning to or entering employment.