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The surgery will be closed from 1pm to 5pm on Thursday 15 November 2018 for training purposes. If you require a doctor urgently, please contact Out of Hours on 0300 123 5566.

 

Caring for Carers

Content Supplied by NHS Choices There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring.

The practice recognises that caring for a friend or relative, whether
formally or informally, occasionally presents its own problems. Please
inform your doctor if you are a carer, so that he/she can help you obtain
appropriate advice to enable you to deal with any problems encountered.
You should register with the Carers Outreach Service based at Colwyn Bay
by telephoning 533714 or by speaking to Lynne or Shirley at the Practice.

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?

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.
Online Enquiry Form
http://www.carersdirectenquiry.nhs.uk/

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.



 
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