Carers Information Pack

This resource contains sections covering some of the main issues faced by carers.

Social Services & Health Services

This section explains who provides services and how to access them.

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Carers Assessments

This is your chance to discuss with social services what help you need with caring.

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Personalisation

Personalisation means thinking about care and support services in an entirely different way.

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Emotional Support

This section looks at two ways you can help boost your emotional well-being.

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Money Matters and Employment

Physically and emotionally challenging, looking after someone can also be financially demanding.

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Your Home

Feeling safe, comfortable and secure in your home is essential to your quality of life.

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Getting Around

If you or the person you care for is disabled it is good to know that there is help available to make travelling a bit easier.

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Taking a Break

Caring can be very stressful and having some time off to rest, relax and refresh yourself will benefit both you and the person you care for.

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Mental Health Carers

Your relative or friend may appear to be different either as a direct result of their symptoms, or because of the side effects of their medication.

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Parent Carers

Parent Carer is the term professionals use for anyone who looks after a child with additional health or learning needs

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Special Education Needs

Services for children with special needs are offered by many organisations including the NHS, Social Services, Education and Voluntary Organisations.

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Bereavement

There are many different sources of help available to someone who is bereaved and the most suitable type of help will depend very much on the individual.

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Find us

Southwark Carers
3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EN
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Contact us

020 7708 4497

Find us

Nearest tube – Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).

Nearest Railway Station – Elephant & Castle

Buses from Elephant and Castle – ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45