Carers Support

Carers Week 10 - 16 June 2024

Did you know it's Carers Week from 10 - 16 June 2024?

Please click on the link for more information:

https://www.carersuk.org/news-and-campaigns/our-campaigns/carers-week/

 

Carer Friendly Practice

The Green House Surgery is working towards gaining Carer Friendly accreditation, and staff are undertaking carer awareness training.

We Care You Care guides for carers can be downloaded here or requested by contacting hello@wecareyoucare.info

 

 

 

Register a Carer

Are You A Carer?

If you are please let us know – we may be able to help you.

Carers UK

Here to make life better for carers

20 Great Dover Street
London SE1 4LQ

t: 020 7378 4999

e: advice@carersuk.org

w: www.carersuk                

South Tees Carers Support Services

Identifying Carers

Did you know you are an informal/unpaid Carer if you are looking after a loved one who relies on your to provide:

  • Practical support
  • Help with medication
  • Physical help
  • Emotional support
  • Personal care
  • Help with finances

Please inform the Practice if you are an informal/unpaid Carer

NHS Links

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

Finance & Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the under-65s

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.

    Benefits for the over-65s

    Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

  • Carer's Assement

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring