What we do

When you sign up to become an active member of the YtB community you can expect unlimited access to all of the helpful advice, guidance, articles, tools and resources that you need to get care and support for you or your friends and family. Here are some of the benefits our members enjoy.

YtB Community

Become part of the YtB online community working and communicating with other like minded people to reach a common goal.  From your dashboard you will find that your unlimited access to the whole of YtB is a click away.

Carer Register

Search for paid carers in your area, you can filter and search to enable you to narrow down your search to your local area and find exactly the right carer to suit your requirements.  You can choose those who have been YtB Accredited and/or those who have been pre-screened by a partner agency.


Unlimited access to the library of documents, templates and reference guides you need to arrange your care, or to employ a carer.  Our easy to use search facility means you can quickly access and download the documents you need.

The Directory

YtB has put together a useful directory of support organisations, companies  and individuals who can provide benefit to our members and also visitors to the site.  So whether you’re looking for a care agency, support organisation, gardener or a holiday have a look here.


We have a host of clever tools that our members can access, our Postcode Checker allows you to quickly identify which local authority would be responsible for assessing your needs and the Care Needs Helper can help you to identify your needs and prepare for a care assessment.


Stay informed wherever you are with unlimited access to our informative articles on the topics suggested by our members.  Search the archives to easily find the information you need, ask a question or get involved in the debate.

Carers Register

A great place to start looking for someone to provide care and support is our Carer Register. With filters to help you get exactly what you want in your area.

Getting Care, Support and Help

Free Advice and Guidance


How do I make a Care Plan?

If the idea of making a care plan sounds like something that happens to you or something that professionals do for you. It does not have to be that way – we ...

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Care homes, what do I need to consider?

Care homes are residential establishments that provide personal care from 24 hour staffing, as well as a range of other services including all meals, social activities, and in some cases ...

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Engaging a paid carer/personal care assistant to help you

Many people with care and support needs prefer to stay at home for as long as possible, and retain their independence. The spreading use of Personal Budgets and Direct Payments ...

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Postcode Checker

Finding out which local authority is responsible for care and support in your area can be tricky. Use our Postcode Checker to find out which local authority is responsible for care in your area along with their contact details.

Latest Tips & Articles

12 Aug

Are you paying your carer enough? The latest National Living Wage rates

The rate for the National Living Wage (NLW) increased on 1st April 2020. The new ...Read More

07 Apr

How you can help others during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

It is a worrying and difficult time for most of us right now. If you’re ...Read More

30 Mar

How to look after elderly parents during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

As restrictions in the UK are put in place to limit our movements and help ...Read More

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Join us and join like minded people who are supportive and understanding. As a Premium Member you can stay informed wherever you are with unlimited access to all of the YtB articles, tools and resources, plus lots of exclusive premium member only content.