It is important that we know if you are a Carer so that we can make sure you receive information, services and the help that is available.
As a carer, you will be entitled to a free flu jab during the flu season. Please contact the surgery to book this.
Other Useful Information
If you are caring for someone and feel you need support, you can contact Carers Gloucestershire for a Carers Assessment or advice and guidance regarding benefits, respite or carers breaks, and any other concerns or issues relating to your role as a Carer including emotional support.
Advice line: 0300 111 9000 (8.00 am to 5.00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8.00 am to 8.00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday)
Carers Emergency Scheme
You will be given a carers card with a Helpline number to call if you are caught up in an emergency and become unavailable to carry out your caring role. The scheme will ensure that the person you care for is supported, either by a close friend or relative, or a support worker from Crossroads Care.
For general enquiries about the scheme call Guideposts on 01452 529697
Positive Caring Programme
Positive caring is the collective umbrella of FREE learning and training opportunities that are on offer to unpaid carers in Gloucestershire.
Types of courses: Caring for someone with dementia, Money Matters, Helping people move safely, Dealing with health emergencies
Contact Carers Gloucestershire on contact us on 01452 500885 or email firstname.lastname@example.org