If you’re a Surrey Carer there are many other useful services both locally and nationally that can provide you with support:
Carers Trust works with its Network Partners, including Crossroads Care Surrey, to provide support, information, advice and services for the millions of people caring at home for a family member or friend. Go to their website for helpful information and advice and to find out more about other services in your area.
Action for Carers Surrey is also a Carers Trust Network Partner. It is a charity that raises awareness of Carers’ needs and concerns throughout the county, specialising in help for young Carers. It works in partnership with statutory services to promote how best they can serve Carers within Surrey. Visit their website for more information.
Carers UK gives advice, information and support to Carers. They have an information help line, connect Carers to support services, campaign for Carers and find innovative new ways of protecting the interests of Carers. Visit their website to find out how they can help you.
The Surrey Information Point website provides you with a full list of Carer Support services in Surrey.
The Carers Holidays website provides information about a range of breaks and accommodation in the UK and abroad with a wide range of accessibility features. Join the Carers Holiday Membership Scheme to get great discounts.
UK Power Networks owns and maintains electricity cables and lines across London, the South East and East of England making sure your lights stay on. They have set up a free Priority Service Register for households who need additional help during a power cut. As a Carer, you can register for free on behalf of the person or people you care for.
Surrey Family Information Service give advice, information and support to parents and carers of children and young people from 0 to 25 years, and the professionals working with them.
Claridge House is a Quaker run retreat centre located in Lingfield offering carers residential breaks, planned activities and day courses for all. Visit their website to find out how they can help you.
SGN have an award winning initiative where you can have a locking cooker valve fitted in your home free of charge.
Surrey Heartlands: The Surrey Care Record – The Surrey Care Record is a secure, encrypted extract of records from health and social care providers that can be seen and used by authorised staff in the health and care system who are involved directly in your care.
Surrey Heartlands Care Record Leaflet
Find out what services are available in your local area:
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Find out what support you are entitled to as a Carer by clicking here.