Are You a Carer?
Carers week 6th - 12 June 2016. please pop along to one of the venues hosting the Carers Camper Van which will supply you with lots of advice and Information.
If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you
We are also asking our Carers to complete the following survey to help us improve our services.
There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.
- Caring for a parent
Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home
- Telling people
Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.
- Taking a break
Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.
- Housing and carers
Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?
Carers support groups
Finance and Law
Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.
A six week programme for those who have suffered bereavement Carers Count Bereavement Group Information