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Benefits for student carers

Benefits for student carers

Friday 7 June 2013Advice

Some students who are carers may be able to claim additional support through the social security system. The rules relating to student eligibility for social security benefits are complex and this article is only intended as an overview of specific rules relating to student carers. You should seek expert help if you are uncertain – details are below.

Some students who are carers may be able to claim additional support through the social security...

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Caring for a stroke survivor

Caring for a stroke survivor

Friday 7 June 2013Further support

A stroke happens when blood is not able to reach part of your brain. It can be because of a blockage in a blood vessel or bleeding in your brain. Strokes are sudden and can leave someone with reduced movement, difficulty speaking, confusion, incontinence and changes in their personality and emotions. Some people will recover from these effects, but others will need ongoing care

A stroke happens when blood is not able to reach part of your brain. It can be because of a blockage...

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