Flexible Grants for Carers Breaks
Parents who are caring for a child with complex needs are entitled to a grant to spend on themselves, such as a meal out or any type of treat for them. Both parents can apply separately.
The grant is a minimum of £100. The only criteria are essentially that the person applying is a Carer. The application for this an A4 form of yes/no questions and there is no minimum number of ‘yes’s required.
To see the criteria, the link is below:
The way to access the grant is for the Carer themselves or a professional working with the family to fill out the request form and the application will be posted to family. A request for an application needs to be done individually, so it is not possible to request two or more application forms at the same time.