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You might be a family member, a friend, or simply someone who helps with shopping for a neighbour – but without help he/she might struggle.
Many people think a carer is someone who carries out a role similar to working as a nurse.
At Harcourt Medical Centre we strive to identify and engage with carers and we would like to hear any suggestions that you may have on how we can improve this. Historically we have identified carers from medical contacts and ad-hoc identification from the medical team. If you are a carer then please make us aware. You can inform our reception staff who will ask you to complete a carer’s registration form.
We plan to hold carer support coffee mornings when it is safe to do so with our social prescriber Carl Adams; these are likely to be held away from the surgery premises in an informal and relaxing setting. We hope they will be a great opportunity to share experiences and foster support with other carers.
Carers Support South Wilts is part of Carers Support Wiltshire
Telephone: 0800 181 4118
Information for carers and people who have care & support needs
For advice on providing care, medicines, challenging behaviour and moving and lifting
Providing care for people who have been recently discharged from hospital
Caring for someone can be a full-time job – find out about accessing breaks and respite care
Caring for someone can be a full-time job – find out about accessing breaks and respite care.