Support and advice for carers from all communities. Services include: advice and information, advocacy, emotional support, counselling; support for stroke and mental health carers, also hospital-based support workers for carers of people either in or coming out of hospital; training courses and health days, carers’ forums, support groups and social activities; Time Out project, newsletters, volunteering. Financial help may be available towards the cost of sitters to enable carers to attend certain activities.
The Carers Trust.
18+(people who are looking after a partner, relative, friend or neighbour who is ill or disabled and cannot manage on their own).
Self-referrals welcome. Ring before visiting the Centre to ensure that staff will be available. Referrals accepted by email. Home visits can be made if client is unable to come to the Centre.