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Are you a Carer?

Whatever age you are, do you provide unpaid support to a family member or friend who: 

  • could not manage without this help?
  • is ill, frail, disabled?
  • has mental health or substance misuse problems?

If so you are a Carer, we can offer support and advice channelling available services to you, e.g. flu vaccinations.

Support organisations

  • Carers First is an independent, charitable organisation supporting and helping carers in this area. See Appointments - Care Navigation page then click -  Other professional services page.
  • Crossroads Care provides "home sitters" for up to 4 hours per week, for those who are housebound because of the continuous care needs of a sick person. 01622 817114
  • Do you know of someone struggling with self care? They can self-refer to Social Services 03000 410300
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