Carers

Carers in Derbyshire

If you’ve just become a carer, or had an increase in your caring responsibilities, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to getting help and support.

Facebook: @carersinderbyshire

Twitter: @CarersinDerbys

Website: www.carersinderbyshire.org.uk

Social Care and Support Guide

The NHS has a wealth of information on the help available from social services and charities, including helplines, needs assessments, advocacy and reporting abuse.

Website: NHS: Help from social services and charities

Derbyshire Carers Association

Derbyshire Carers Association recognise that the responsibility of caring for someone who cannot manage at home without help often places great physical and emotional strain upon the Carer. Whether you care for someone for a few hours a week or for 24 hours a day, they can offer you a wide range of confidential and independent services, helping you to care.

Facebook: @derbyshirecarers

Twitter: @derbyshirecarer

Telephone: 01663 745500

Wesbite: www.derbyshirecarers.co.uk

Email: highpeak@derbyshirecarers.co.uk

Health Watch Derbyshire

Local and national support services and information for carers in Derbyshire.

Facebook: @HealthwatchDerbyshire

Twitter: @HWDerbyshire

Telephone: 01773 880786

Website: www.healthwatchderbyshire.co.uk

Email: enquiries@healthwatchderbyshire.co.uk

Care Homes

Moving into a care home is a big decision and it can cost a lot of money. Before choosing a care home for you or someone you know, it’s worth considering all of the options.

Website: NHS: Care Homes

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org