Carers Information

Are You a Carer?

Are you a carer or cared for? Do you care for someone who could not manage without you or are you someone that is cared for?

It is important that carers stay as fit and healthy as possible. We want to help carers however we can only do this if you let us know you are a carer and register yourself as a carer using the Carer Registration Form (see below).

Under NHS regulations all GPs are required to compile a register of carers. This identifies carers and their needs so that support can be offered when needed if you care for a relative, friend or neighbour who is dependent on that help. The person being cared for may be handicapped, have a debilitating physical or mental illness or be in frail health and can be any age.

Register with us as a Carer

If you are a carer or are cared for, please inform the Practice and complete an online registration form below or inform the Health Care Professional during consultation.

Useful Contacts

Care Choices - Search for Care

Search for Care: With our easy to use search tool, you can find care that meets your needs, in your location, fast.

Telephone Number:

01223 207 770

Carers Trust

Carers Trust work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. They do this with a UK wide network of quality assured independent partners and through the provision of grants to help carers get the extra help they need to live their own lives.

Telephone Number:

England: 0300 772 9600 Wales: 0292 009 0087

Alternate Telephone Number:

Scotland: 0300 123 2008

Email Address:

info@carers.org

Carers UK

Carers Online is a partnership website. It provides carers, those supporting them and others with national and local information.

Telephone Number:

0207 490 8818

Helpline Telephone Number:

0808 808 7777

Email Address:

info@carersuk.org