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Bringing carers and the carers service together as expert partners to ensure carers needs, wishes and feelings are at the heart of everything we do

Full Carers Package

  • One to one support with carers adviser for 12 weeks plus carer groups support, i.e. Black and Minority Ethnic (BME), Mental Health (M/H); Drugs and Alcohol; Parent carers; Male carers; Alzheimer’s; Stroke group etc.
  • Several bilingual speaking staff
  • We support your needs, wishes and feelings as a part of intervention for moving forward using a holistic tool that looks at all areas of life where carers could be impacted through a caring role: The tool we use is Carers outcomes Star
  • Ensure carers have a voice, are heard, and their needs, wishes and feelings are addressed alongside the cared for
  • Activities and events including therapeutic support
  • Opportunity to apply for a Carers respite grant – these grants can  support a carer to have a break away from their caring role (conditions apply) – please click here to download a form or see your advisor
  • Signposting/strong partnership working to enable early help and whole family working
  • Training and courses, i.e. Coping strategies, confidence building, Information Technology (IT)
  • Early help initiatives, for example, Life after caring
  • Support with any financial issues including support with completing benefit forms etc.
  • An opportunity to visit Your Support Your Choice – this is a service funded by BwD borough, of which, also provides a number of services and resources that may be useful and beneficial to carers.
  • Life after caring – A support service for carers experiencing recent loss; who may be needing further support due to caring for a loved one who has terminal illness or whereby a cared for may be going into residential care. This involves looking at areas of the carer’s life where they need to re-establish themselves after caring, and provides support to enable them to do so

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