Are You a Carer?
If you are please let us know at Reception - we may be able to help you.
There is a wealth of information on NHS UK about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.
- What's your situation - Whether you need care or are a Carer both permanent or temporary, there is support available.
- Care services and advice - How to get care, the types of services and wellbeing advice such as respite care.
- Money and your rights - Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all the funding available? Do you need help with disability benefits or tax credits?
Contact Carers Direct
0300 123 1053
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.
Care and support services might typically include:
Local Carers Network - support for carers
Are you a carer? Do you look after someone? A parent, a partner, a friend or neighbour?
Carers Network is a local independent charity that can help you if you are over 18 and looking after an adult living in The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, City of Westminster or London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham.
They can help you with: carers assessments; information and advice; accessing grants to assist you in your caring role; social events and activities.
The End of Life Carers Project supports Carers caring for loved ones with a terminal illness, over 80 and vulnerable or with long-term complex health needs. The way it is done is by undertaking non-clinical complex casework, advocacy, delivering workshops and training on subjects that matter to Carers e.g. Lasting Power of Attorney, Wills, Advance Care Planning, Funeral Payment Expenses, Bereavement. Carers network support continues up to a year after a bereavement.
Please contact Heather St Louis the End of Life Project Manager for more information: email@example.com
The Information, Advice & Guidance Helpline is open Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm:
020 8960 3033 firstname.lastname@example.org
Carers Network is also a Foodbank referral partner.
For more information, or to refer yourself, please contact Carers Network today:
t: 020 8960 3033
Who We Can Help
Free Access to Tailored Digital Resources to Support Unpaid Carers
Carers UK and NHS England are giving all unpaid carers in England free access to Carers UK Digital Resource for Carers.
Are you under 18? Do you help look after someone? Please see the info on Family Action Young Carers Personal Budget Service.
St Philip's Pre-AMICI Dance Group
Please see below more information on the Pre-AMICI Expressive Dance Group for young and older people with learning disabilities, sensory impairment and physical disability, which is held weekly at St Philip's Church Hall, Abingdon ward W8 - The Pre-AMICI Expressive Dance Group information.
The class remains free of charge and anyone who would like to learn more or give it a try please phone Sophie Ledgister 0208 964 0544 / email@example.com, or take a look at their full range of activities on equalpeoplemencap.org.uk.