INFORMATION FOR CARERS OR THOSE BEING CARED FOR
If you look after someone who is unable to look after themselves, even for a few hours a day you are a carer. This can be a daunting task and on this page we aim to help by giving you some information we hope you will find useful. Make sure you register as a Carer at the practice. Equally those patients who are being looked after should let us know who their carers are.
You can download a carers form here and pop it in to the practice next time you are passing.
Action For Carers Surrey
Action for Carers Surrey will provide information and help on anything from benefits you might be entitled to, organising grants for Carer breaks to help with end of life care. To find out more click the link below:
Cross Roads Care Surrey
Cross Roads Care Surrey in partnership with the NHS will provide a 3 hour weekly respite care for carers. They will arrange for someone to sit with the person you care for so that you can go shopping, visit friends, go to the gym, have your hair cut etc.. For more information click on the link below:
Red Cross Equipment
The British Red Cross Surrey operate a short term equipment loan scheme from their Woking Office. To find out more click on the link below:
Shepperton Care help ferry our patients to GP and hospital appointments. They are a lifeline for patients with mobility problems. If you know of anyone who may benefit from their services or you would like to offer your assistance please contact http://www.care-in-shepperton.org.uk/contactus.htm
The Greeno Centre offers a range of services for the elderly, carers and those being cared for. For more information click on the link:
The Greeno Shed is also up and running for those who would like to offer their services.