If you care for, or help someone with an illness or disability, whether this is a partner, friend, other relation or even a neighbour then you are a CARER.
Here at Old Bridge Surgery, we pride ourselves on providing the best possible support for our patients who care for somebody else as well as those individuals in their care.
NHS UK provide a wealth of information on carers and caring. Below are some links we hope you will find useful:
- Guide to care and support
- Young carers
- Taking a break
- Benefits for carers
- Benefits for the caree
- Other financial help
- Tax Credits
Contact Carers Direct
Telephone: 0808 802 0202
Line are open 08:00 to 21:00 Monday to Friday and 11:00 to 16:00 at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.
Cornwall Carer’s Service offer friendly information and support for carers in and around Cornwall. Please click here for more information on the service that they provide.