Are You a Carer?
If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you
Carers Support Services in Horsham Crawley and Mid Sussex is a local charity offering a free service providing confidential information on services available to carers, a quarterly newsletter and support groups to support individual needs. Find out more at www.carerssupport.org.uk/
Carers UK is a national organization offering a wide range of support and information to carers.
www.carersuk.org 0808 8087777
Alzheimer’s Society provides a range of services for people with, and affected by, dementia and their carers. www.alzheimers.org.uk
PATCHED offers support and services for carers of people with substance misuse problems. 0800 085 4450
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.