Who is a Carer?
A Carer is a person of any age, adult or child, who provides unpaid support to a partner, child, relative or friend who couldn't manage to live independently or whose health or wellbeing would deteriorate without this help. This could be due to frailty, disability or serious health condition, mental ill health or substance misuse.
Talk to us if you are, or work with:-
- An Adult Carer
- A Parent Carer (Anyone who provides care and support to a child under 18 who is ill, has a disability or any additional needs.)
- A Young Carer (a young person under 18 with caring responsibilities).
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Contact a Family - Safeside @ Eastside
A free trip for children with additional needs age 8 - 16 years and their parents/carers. Learn how to stay safe in this scenario based education centre. To book a place, details on flyer.
Free workshop - Legal Rights of Disabled children & their families
Legal Rights of Disabled children and their families. To book a place details on flyer.
Herefordshire Commissioning Prospectus
Download the Herefordshire Commissioning Prospectus that Providers will now be bidding into. This is the funded opportunities to support Disabled Children, Young People and their Families.
Getting the best from your GP
Some useful information on how to get the best from your GP. Download here.
Family Carers' Wellbeing Study
Jill Grey is a Doctoral Researcher at Bangor University. She is carrying out research looking at the physical and mental health of family carers who are caring for an adult relative (aged 25 and over) with learning disabilities in their family home. The research is being carried out in collaboration with Mencap and Cartrefi Cymru (providers of support for people with learning disabilities in their communities). Click here for more details.
Carers UK launches Inquiry into carer finances
Carers UK would like Carers to tell them about the impact caring has on their lives by completing the 'State of Caring 2013' survey.