Are You a CARER?
Did you know there is support available if you are a carer?
You may be looking after a spouse/relative/friend and just assumed the role without calling yourself a carer
If this is the case, you may be a carer. More importantly, you may need help and support yourself.
Please fill a short form in reception letting us know you are a Carer and arrange a Carer’s Assessment now!
We now have a dedicated Care Navigator at the practice. ARRANGE A CARER'S ASSESSMENT NOW
A Carer’s Assessment is a discussion with a healthcare or social worker about what services are available to help you.
The assessment can be done in person or over the telephone.
Did you know that a Carer can receive:
- Practical Support
- Financial Support
- Benefits advice
- Support at work
- Local groups
- Respite care
Types of Support:
1. Financial – Benefits are available related to costs related to disability, low income or unemployment. Arrange a carer’s assessment to find out more.
2. Employment support - Flexible Working Hours, How to get back into employment, Protection from discrimination, Right to parental leave, taking time off in emergencies.
3. Carer’s Health – Respite care, time to look after your own health, GP appointments, Flu vaccines, routine health checks, Improve wellbeing.
4. Social Support – Counselling, reducing social isolation
Click here for a leaflet with further information.