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DO YOU LOOK AFTER SOMEONE WHO NEEDS YOUR HELP OR SUPPORT ?

18 January, 2021

Are you providing unpaid care to a friend, partner or family member? The support you provide may include, helping with cooking and cleaning, taking your loved one to appointments or being there for emotional support.

Help is only a phone call away. Camden Carers is open and providing advice and support via telephone, video call and online to those that need it.

A carer is anyone, who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction. Or you might be helping someone during the current lockdown period who would not be able to cope without your support.

Whether you need practical or emotional advice and support, or someone to talk you through navigating services, Camden Carers can help.

Call our Support and Wellbeing line:

Weekdays 9am–5pm, 7pm on Wednesdays

020 7428 8950

Send us a message by email:

info@camdencarers.org.uk

Or visit our website: www.camdencs.org.uk

Camden Carers offers information, advice and support to unpaid adult carers (18+) living, working or studying in Camden, or caring for someone who lives in Camden.

Camden Carers offers a friendly, confidential service to adult carers in Camden, based on their needs. Services include:

-Information, advice and advocacy

-Specialist workers providing 1-2-1 support and advice

-Emotional support, including counselling

-Specialist training around the caring role

-Social events, activities and group meetings

-Day opportunities for people with mild-moderate dementia and their carers

-Young adult carers (18-25) project

-Carer engagement and carers’ forum (Camden Carers’ Voice)

-Health and lifestyle consultations (HLCs) and nutritionists

-Carers conversations (Assessments)

-Financial support & benefits advice

-Working for carers project

-A wide range of opportunities for volunteering

We are currently offering our groups and activities online until it is safe to meet in person again. Carer’s like Eileen, really appreciate our support and the free activities we provide – ‘Thank you for everything that you do for us. Your Thursday Zooms and all their information have helped considerably during these difficult Covid times.’

If you’re not already registered with Camden Carers, please help us plan your future Carers Services by completing our online Survey – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CamdenCarersSurvey1

 

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