CareShare – Supporting carers in the Cotswolds

What does it do?

Carer support workers go into people’s homes to enable the family or carer to have a regular short break from their caring role.  CareShare can provide up to 5 hours of support a week.

Who it is for?

A flexible, home-based, respite care service for carers of people with physical disability or dementia

Where it is available?

Local service (Cotswold).

What it costs:

The service is free with some funding from Carers who are in receipt of Direct Payments.

How to access or apply for it:

Referrals including self referrals can be made by telephone or letter.

What to expect then:

The care co-ordinator will normally make an assessment visit and explain what the service is able to offer.  They will agree an individual care plan with the person with care needs.


Info last updated:

1 The Mews, Cricklade Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1HY