Are you a carer?
If you are please let us know, we may be able to help you.
There is a wealth of information on NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.
Help To Care
Do you provide care for somebody living in Kent and Medway? Help to Care is a free mobile app designed to help you to spot the signs of a problem and find the right information and advice if you are worried about someone. Whether you’re a paid worker, looking after a loved one, or volunteering to help someone else, you have a valuable role supporting the health and wellbeing of the people you care for. To learn more download the leaflet here or visit their website.
Do you look after someone who couldn’t manage by themselves? Do you care for a family member or friend? If so Carers FIRST, a local charity, and is here to support you. The care you provide may be practical or emotional. The friend or family member you support may reside with you or not. They may be a child or and adult.
Please call Carers First on 0300 303 1555 to see how they can support you, or visit their website: Carers First for further information.
Contact Carers Direct
Contact form: Carers Direct, NHS Choices
Telephone: 0300 123 1053
Office Hours: Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.