How do I apply for a Carers Card UK?
It’s easy and free to apply for the Carer Card. Applications can be made online. Alternatively, forms can be downloaded from this site, or you can request that one be posted to you by telephoning the Carer Card team on 1800 901 958 (toll free). Applications may take four to six weeks to process.
How do I get a Carers ID card?
Carer ID cards are issued by the Health Trusts. Carers who are known to their local Trust and are in receipt of services will receive an ID card shortly – there is no need to apply for a card. Please contact your Trust Carer co-ordinator if you have not received a card within the next 2 weeks.
Do carers qualify for Blue Light Card?
That’s why I’m excited to tell you about the Blue Light Card – an exclusive discount service for emergency services, NHS, social care sector, and armed forces! Therefore, any Nurse or Carer that works for Medilink Nursing is entitled to apply for this fantastic discount!
How do I prove I am a carer?
If evidence is required, you may be able to use a disability benefit award letter, Carer’s Allowance award letter or Blue Badge letter as proof of your caring role. If not available, a letter from the GP or social services could be used.
Who qualifies for a carers card?
The card will only be available to carers who: Are unpaid for their caring role. Have completed a carers assessment. Are registered with the Local Authority.
Do carers get free train travel?
Carers/personal assistants do not travel free on trains. If you are entitled to a disabled railcard or one of these discounts, then a person travelling with you is entitled to the same discount.
Where can carers go free?
- Omniplex Cinemas – Free Admission. Offer Description. …
- Shannon Heritage – Free Entry. Offer Description. …
- Viking Splash – 10% Discount. …
- Trabolgan – Free Day Admission. …
- Tayto Park – Free Admission. …
- Dingle Aquarium – Free Admission. …
- National Sea Life Bray – Free Admission. …
- Guinness Storehouse – Free Admission.
Do carers need ID?
We found that many carers and disabled people do not have any suitable identity documents (ID). The National Disability Card and National Carers Card were created in response to this current lack of ID availability in the UK for carers and disabled people.
Do carers get discount at Morrisons?
Morrisons has announced today it is offering those in the Emergency Services, Care Workers and Armed Forces who hold a Blue Light Card a 10% discount on their shopping in stores nationwide. The move follows on from the 10% discount offered by Morrisons to NHS and School Staff across the country.
Can I use my blue light card in Asda?
Does Asda accept Blue Light card? Currently, Asda does not accept Blue Light Card and does not offer a discount for card holders.
Does Argos accept Bluelight card?
Argos. You can use your Blue Light Card for Argos discounts, but only by buying vouchers first. Discounts tend to range between 4% and 8% depending on the time of the year.
Can I use my blue light card at B&Q?
If accepted, B&Q may only take your American Express card online, at some stores or online, over the phone (check blue light card discount at b&q) and/or via mail order, on all or some products and services.