Carers Support Services

help for older people carers in East Riding

What does it do?

The team holds regular carers events and monthly drop-in support groups in nine locations across the East Riding and distributes a quarterly newsletter 'We Care'.

The team is based in the Carers Centre which operates an 'open door' policy, Monday-Thursday 9:30am-4:30pm and Friday 9:30am-4pm. Carer Support Workers can also visit carers in their homes.

The Carers Support Service can also provide information about carers assessments and carers services.

There are a range of carers services that can be accessed through a carers assessment: carers emergency cover service; carers shop and save discount card; carer relief sitting service for carers who care for someone aged 60 years or more who has a diagnosed memory impairment; carers passport to leisure; carers contact card; older carers telephone befriending service.

Who it is for?

The service is for adults aged 18 or over who care for another adult aged 18 or over. The service provides advice, information and support for those people who look after a family member, relative, friend or neighbour.

Where it is available?

Local service (East Riding of Yorkshire).

What it costs:

There is no charge for the Carers Support Service.

How to access or apply for it:

For further information contact:
Vicky Taylor
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
18 Wednesday Market Beverley
HU17 0DJ
Tel: 0800 9176844 (Freephone)
Fax: 01482 871230
Email: ercarers@eastriding.gov.uk or
vicky.taylor@eastriding.gov.uk

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

22/11/2017
Provider
County Hall, Cross Street, Beverly, North Humberside, Yorkshire, HU17 9BA