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As a carer you have a right under the Care Act 2014 to ask for an assessment of your needs as a carer.  It is important that your health and well being is maintained and that you are supported in your caring role.

Each local authority has a Carers Co-ordinator or Case Worker who is able to offer help, information and support.  For further details contact:

Bournemouth Care Direct:  01202 454979


Poole Helpdesk: 01202 633902


Dorset Direct (wider Dorset):  01305 221016

You can also call the Social Care and Health out-of-office-hours Emergency Duty Team on: 01202 657279.

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