Resources for Professionals

Whether you work in the Education, Health or Social Services sector we have compiled a range of resources that will help you in your work both better understand and support carers of all ages.

Downloads for GPs

Just over 1 in 10 patients on any GP practice list is a carer. Here is a range of resources (including toolkits) you should find useful.

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Downloads for Health and Social Care Practitioners

As a professional there may be times where you need guidance or information in order to get right support. Here is a range of resources you should find useful.

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Downloads for Schools

Young carers often go unnoticed. Over a quarter of young carers either miss school or experience educational difficulties often leading to poor academic attainment and limited career opportunities. Here is a range of resources you should find useful.

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Downloads for Employers

1 in 9 in your workforce will be caring for someone who is older, disabled or seriously ill. In the current economic climate it is an important time to retain skilled workers rather than recruiting and retraining new staff.

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Professional referral form

Our service offers a single point of access to provide information and advice for unpaid carers. Professionals (including GPs, social workers and teachers) can use our Referral Form to refer unpaid carers to us.

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Find us

Southwark Carers
3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EW
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020 7708 4497

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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