Carer Advice

Are you a carer?

If you are please let us know – we may be able to help you.

You are an unpaid carer if you support a family member or friend who is ill, disabled, elderly, has poor mental health or misuses substances.

You are a Young Carer if you are under 18 in this role.

The support you offer may be emotional or include shopping, cooking, dealing with medication, or attend medical appointments with the person you care for. The person you care for could live with you, in their own home, or even in residential care.

It is important that you let your medical practice know that you look after someone. Call us on 01623 759447 or visit reception.

You can be added to the practice ‘carer register’ and gain to access to information and support, this includes access to a named Carer Champion.

As a carer, you are also entitled to an annual flu vaccine and a health check.

If you’re a carer, please view/download the document below for further information on how we may be able to help you.