Are You a Carer?
If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you.
Collect a Carers Information Pack 7/16 from Reception or download now.
HousingCare.org and First Stop Advice for Older People
have now merged and can be found at: HousingCare.org
They have information and links to companionship and befriending services in Nottingham.
The site also offers a wide range of housing advice as well as links to support services, information and advice, particularly for the elderly.
There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.
- Caring for a parent
Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home
- Telling people
Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.
- Taking a break
Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.
- Housing and carers
Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?
Carers support groups
Finance and Law
Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.
Dementia Study - for more information, click on the link below:
Get Involved - Join Dementia Research
Coping with the Cost of Care -