Are you a Carer?
“A Carer is someone who looks after a family member, partner, friend or neighbour who due to illness, disability, frailty or addiction is couldn’t manage without your help, and you are not employed to do this, then you are a carer”
Please let a member of our reception team know if your are a carer, in order that we update our records and add your name to our Carer’s register. We will then be able to invite you for an Annual Flu Vaccination and an Annual Health Check
We will also be able to signpost you to any information, advice and guidance you may need to support you in the “role of a carer”.
Carers can be husbands, wives, Partners, Parents, Grandparents, Children, brothers, sisters, other relatives, friends or neighbours; but carers are often hidden (parent carers, young carers, caring for someone with mental health or substance abuse problems or from different cultures.
- One-to-one information and support, groups and training, for adult and young adult carers.
- Individual and group support for young carers, and advice for the family
Newcastle Carers is here to support you.
For further information of how signposting and sharing experiences can help carers to put things in perspective by learning to share problems please visit www.newcastlecarers.org.uk website
Contact our Carers Information line Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm: Telephone 0191 2755060 SMS 07874100043 for advice and support.