In this section you will find information on state and social benefits that may be available to you and your family. You will also find information on financial aspects that affect family carers.


Under the heading carers legal position you will find information on the legal regulations affecting carers and those they care for including Ireland’s carer strategy.


Under the heading financial aspects you will find an overview of benefits and tax breaks for older people or those sick or disabled and their carers. There is also information on the supports available to help with the costs of caregiving and private health care.