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Carers

Information for carers


A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without.

Although for many carers, caring can have positive and rewarding aspects, there are lots of reasons why caring can also leave you needing support.

If you are a carer your GP would like to know so you can be offered the right information, support and access to services. Please complete the form below to let us know if you are a carer.

You might also find the following links helpful

  • Devon Carers
    • Devon carers enable unpaid carers to maintain their own health, wellbeing and independence; and to care safely, confidently and effectively. They provide carers with the information and advice they need in their caring role and help carers find support in their community and from local community organisations.
  • Care Direct
    • Care direct offer adult social care information and advice, they can offer advice on equipment, personal carer, supports for carers, blue badges, benefits and much more
  • Sid Valley Help
    • Sid Valley Help is a local charity that provides information on health and social support services in the Sid Valley
  • NHS website
    • Lots of information about help and support available to carers, as well as advice about benefits, making decisions, power of attorney and mental capacity

Please complete the form below to register.

  • Carer Details

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  • Details of the person being cared for

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