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Support for Carers

Support for Carers

As a carer you have a right to ask for an assessment of your needs as a carer of someone with a mental illness.  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
Tel: 01202 454979
Email: caredirect@bournemouth.gov.uk
www.bournemouth.gov.uk


Dorset Direct
Tel: 01305 221016
Email: adultaccess@dorsetcc.gov.uk
www.dorsetforyou.com 


Poole Adult Services Helpdesk
Tel: 01202 633902
Email: sshelpdesk@poole.gov.uk 
www.poole.gov.uk

Out of hours: 01202 657279

 

Help & Care fact sheets Nos. 1 – 4 that are of particular interest to carers.

  • 1. Carers Rights and Assessments
  • 2. Carers Allowance
  • 3. Training for Carers
  • 4. Support Groups for Carers


 Contact 0300 111 3303 for further details.

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