ARE YOU A CARER?
YOU ARE A CARER IF YOU PROVIDE UNPAID SUPPORT TO A FAMILY MEMBER, NEIGHBOUR OR FRIEND.
CARERS INFORMATION, ADVICE AND SUPPORT
Nottinghamshire Cares Hub – 0115 824 8824 Notts Help Yourself – www.nottshelpyourselg.org.uk Nottinghamshire Dementia Carers - www.dementiacarer.net Nottinghamshire County Council Customer Service Centre - 0300 500 80 80 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Carers Direct – 0300 123 1053
BENEFITS AND FINANCIAL ADVICE
Government Website - www.gov.uk Citizens Advice - 03444 111 444 or visit the website www.citizensadvice.org.uk Nottinghamshire County Council Benefits Office – 0300 500 80 80 option 1 followed by option 3 Nottinghamshire County Council – www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/benefits-and-finance/welfare-benefits Notts Help Yourself – www.nottshelpyourselg.org.uk
DO YOU HAVE A CARERS EMERGENCY CARD?
Want to find out more call: 0300 500 80 80 or complete the online application at https://forms.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/MyServices
DOES YOUR GP KNOW YOU ARE A CARER?
Please notify reception so this can be added to your medical record.
DO YOU KNOW YOU ARE ENTITLED TO A FREE FLU VACCINATION?
Please enquire at reception.
CRISIS PREVENTION SCHEME
The crisis prevention provides care for the person you look after if you cannot do so due to a temporary unforeseen circumstance. You can access the scheme by calling: 0300 500 8080
DO YOU REQUIRE A CARERS ASSESSMENT?
If caring for someone is affection you health or wellbeing you can ask for a carers assessment. To request a carers assessment please call: 0300 500 8080 or visit the website www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/adult-soacial-care/contact-us
Dr Suki Dhamrait is the GP Lead for carers within the practice and has undertaken training to assist him in this role. If you are a carer please identify yourself to us so that we can add you to our Carers Register and support you.