Carers Emergency Support Service
What does it do?
Carers can register with the service so that prompt arrangements can be made for replacement care should they be unable to perform their usual caring role because of an emergency. Replacement care can be arranged through existing family or friend networks, or by trained care workers if required.
Who it is for?
This free-of-charge service, provided by Unique Homecare, is available to all adult carers and young carers of adults and would benefit carers in an emergency situation.
Where it is available?
Local service (Easington, Teesdale, Wear Valley, Chester-le-Street, Derwentside, Sedgefield).
What it costs:
The service is free.
How to access or apply for it:
To register for the service please contact the Carers Emergency Support Service on 01388 773 884.
You can also download an application form, or request one to be posted to you at Unique Homecare's sign-up page.
Info last updated:
County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL