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You might not think of yourself as a Carer, but ask yourself these questions:

  • Do you look after anybody or do things for other people, whether family member, relative, neighbour or friend (whether you work or not)?
  • Are you a young person (under 18) looking after or regularly helping someone else (family member or other person)?

The Surgery likes to register all our Carers so we are aware of your demanding role and are able to support you. We also hold a Carers’ Café where there is information available and people to talk to over a cup of tea and a slice of cake. A typical session involves introductions followed by general discussion and allows Carers to express their concerns and identify their own needs. This information is invaluable to the `TEAM` as it will help with the future development of the Café as well as enable instant referral where necessary.

If you undertake a caring role, why not click here and register your interests or drop in to reception. We will keep you informed of future developments.

The Carers’ Café is held on the third Thursday of each month from 1.30pm to 4pm. Just drop in for a chat and meet the Team led by Chris Gabriel and Dotty Doyle. Also available is a Member of the Guideposts Carers Team who is able to offer support to people who care for someone with any type of illness and/or disability. Alternatively, click here to email the Guideposts Carers Team, or telephone 02476 385 888. Further information is available through the Surgery.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU SOON
SO COME AND JOIN US AT THE CARERS’ CAFÉ

Here are some local resources which may help you:

Adult Health & Community Services Directorate of Warwickshire County Council
(first point of contact for a Carers Assessment). Tel: 01926 410410

Guideposts Carers Support Service Tel: 0845 600 9980

And some nationwide resources:

NHS Carers Direct Tel 0808 802 0202 or NHS.uk/carersdirect

Carers UK Tel 0808 808 777 or carersuk.org

Chris Gabriel leads Carer's Cafe meeting

Chris Gabriel leads Carers’ Cafe meeting

Debbie Doheney, Guidepost Support Worker, attends Carer's Cafe meeting.

Debbie Doheney, Guidepost Support Worker, attends Carers’ Cafe meeting

 

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    Do you have any suggestions, ideas or concerns? Are you interested in coming along to find out more? Why not contact us or drop in at reception.