An informal carer is a person who takes unpaid responsibility for the physical and/or mental well being of someone who cannot perform the tasks of daily livinig unaided because of old age, disability, illness mental distress or affected due to substance misuse.
The person cared for may be a relative, neighbour or disabled child who needs support to live at home.A significant number of carers are are aged under 18.
The practice aims to identify all patients who have carers and all patients who are carers in order to offer them support and direct them to the appropriate services.
There is a New Carers Support Service In Nottingham which is a one stop service providing one point of contact and support for carers in Nottingham City - click here to see what the Carers Hub can offer CARERS HUB PHONE 0115 8248824 OR EMAIL - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please inform the practice if you are a carer and we will be happy to put you in touch with organisations that may help.
Other Useful Contact Numbers
Social services 0115 9155555
Carers Federation 0115 9629314/5
Action for Young Carers 0115 9629351 email email@example.com
Further details about the Carers Federation can be found by clicking here