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Carers Fair

Southwark Carers, Lambeth Carers Hub and Link Age Southwark are coming to the surgery with information about the local support available for carers. If you help a relative or friend with a long term condition, or if someone relies on you because of their physical or mental health then this event is for you. Tea and coffee and snacks will be provided.
Feel free to drop in any time between 2pm and 3:30pm. If the time isn't convenient then ask at reception any day that week for our new printed resource pack for carers.

Date: Wednesday 14th March 2018
Time: 2pm - 3:30pm
Venue: Elm Lodge Surgery

Carers Direct

Content Supplied by NHS Choices

Are You a Carer?

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

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

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