Becoming a carer for the first time for a member of your family is not something you would generally plan for. It could be an elderly parent whose health has suddenly deteriorated or you have a child who has additional needs, being a new carer can be daunting and sometimes you need to learn quickly.
The most important thing to remember due to this new challenge, you don't have to face it alone.
We aim to provide the information, advice, training and support you need and our services will support you to:
- make informed choices about your caring roles
- remain healthy both physically and mentally
- have a social life and remain socially-connected
- access emotional support when caring gets tough
- navigate the complicated health and social care system
- gain new skills to help with your caring role
- gain new skills and interests to give you a break from caring
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Recognise yourself as a carer, even if you don't like the word and its implications... Don't feel like you've got to do it all alone - talk to people and get the support you need" - Rachel