Carers

Action for Carers

Provides free, independent information, advice and access to support to carers of all ages across Surrey.

Facebook: @ActionforCarersSurrey

Twitter: @carerssurrey

Telephone: 0303 040 1234

Text: 07714 075993

Website: www.actionforcarers.org.uk

Email: carersupport@actionforcarers.org.uk

Crossroads Care Surrey

Crossroads Care Surrey in partnership with Surrey County Council and the NHS provide a range of support for carers who might need a break, time for themselves, enjoy a hobby or just a chat with other carers.

Facebook: @crossroadscaresurrey

Twitter: @crossroadsurrey

Telephone: 01372 869970

Website: www.crossroadscaresurrey.org.uk

Email: enquiries@crossroadscaresurrey.org.uk

Surrey Information Point

For local carers information and support for you and your family including health, getting around, looking after someone, and things to do.

Facebook: @surreyinfopoint

Twitter: @surreyinfopoint

Website: www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk

East Surrey Carers Support Association

East Surrey Carers Support Association helps and supports unpaid carers looking after a partner, relative, child or friend with an illness or disability.

Telephone: 01883 745057

Website: www.escsa.org.uk

Email: info@escsa.demon.co.uk

Carers’ Assessment

If you look after someone because they are ill, frail or have a disability, you have the right to a carer’s assessment to identify your own support needs. Request one by completing the online self-assessment form.

Website: adultsocialcareportal.surreycc.gov.uk/carerassessment

COVID-19 remote monitoring support for older people with mental ill-health and their carers

The TIHM Monitoring Service is a new, free NHS service that is remotely monitoring the health of older people with mental ill-health and their carers during Covid-19.

The service, which is currently accepting referrals, is free of charge and available to people of any age diagnosed with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and people aged 65 and over who have a diagnosis of depression and/or anxiety.

View our TIHM Monitoring Page for more information.

Surrey Young Carers

Provides a range of support depending on your situation, from activities to provide time out from your caring role and meet children in a similar position, to more intensive groups and tailored one-to-one help.

Telephone: 01483 568 269

Website: hwww.actionforcarers.org.uk/young-carers-under-18

Email: syc@actionforcarers.org.uk

Carers’ Assessment

If you look after someone because they are ill, frail or have a disability, you have the right to a carer’s assessment to identify your own support needs. Request one by completing the online self-assessment form.

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/carersassessment

Oxted Carers Support Group

Oxted Carers Support meet at the Community Room, Eastlands Close, off Eastlands Way, Oxted on the second Tuesday morning of the month from 10:30 until 12:00.

Website: www.escsa.org.uk

Specialist Support

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP)

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is specialist provider for health services for people of all ages with mental ill-health in Surrey. They deliver a range of specialist mental health support such as Young Onset Dementia services, Intensive Support Team for Dementia, Community Mental Health Team for Older People and much more. Some of their services will require a referral from a GP.

Website: SABP Services

Dementia Services for People with Learning Disabilities

The Community Learning Disabilities Teams offer a comprehensive assessment and support service for people with learning disabilities who are at risk of developing dementia.

We offer baseline assessments for people with Down’s Syndrome aged 30, dementia diagnosis and post diagnosis multi-disciplinary support for people with learning disabilities, their carers and support staff.

For more information please contact:

CTPLD West: 01252 335 555

CTPLD East: 01372 202 100

COVID-19 remote monitoring support for older people with mental ill-health and their carers

The TIHM Monitoring Service is a new, free NHS service that is remotely monitoring the health of older people with mental ill-health and their carers during Covid-19.

The service, which is currently accepting referrals, is free of charge and available to people of any age diagnosed with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and people aged 65 and over who have a diagnosis of depression and/or anxiety.

View our TIHM Monitoring Page for more information.

Staying Independent

If you are struggling with everyday tasks, then simple equipment, practical aids, new technology or small changes to your home can make the difference between living independently and needing someone to help you or it can make caring for someone easier.

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/staying-independent

Carers UK

Offers information, advice and support to carers as well as providing access to a range of digital tools and essential resources that may help make your caring situation easier.
Use the Surrey Free Access Code to use the digital resources: DGTL3562

Facebook: @carersuk

Twitter: @carersuk

Telephone: 0808 808 7777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: advice@carersuk.org