Registering as a carer
The purpose of this factsheet is to inform carers living in Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and East Dorset of local and national support services and organisations.
As a carer, you have a right to ask for an assessment of your needs. It is important that your health and wellbeing is maintained and that you are supported in your caring role.
For further information about caring, details of training courses, support groups and carers social events, and access to the Carers Card Scheme:
Bournemouth Carers Support Service: 01202 458204
for an initial assessment of your needs as a carer. If you have an emergency you can also call the out-of-office-hours Emergency Duty Team on 01202 657279.