Caring for someone can be very difficult and many people find that they need extra help with the care they provide. We identify carers, especially those people who may be caring without help or support. Carers will receive appropriate support by way of access to accurate information on a range of topics such as entitlement to benefits and respite care and not least, a listening ear when things get too much.
As a Carer, you are also entitled to have your needs assessed by Adult Care Services. A Carer’s Assessment is a chance to talk about your needs as a carer and the possible ways help could be given. It also looks at the needs of the person you care for. If you are a carer, please ask at Reception for a CARERS IDENTIFICATION AND REFERRAL FORM which you can complete to let us know about your caring responsibilities.