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Carers Information

Content Supplied by NHS Choices

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Carers support groups

Beeston Carers Drop-in Session and Support Group

A Carer Co-ordinator from the Carers Federation is holding Drop-In sessions for Beeston Carers once a month. The session is to provide carers with advice, information and support with your caring roles. It is on the third Tuesday of every month from 9.00 -  11.00am Beeston Carers Support Group meets at the Pearson Centre, Nuart Road, NG9 2NH. Join them for mutual support, share experiences, updates on relevant information. See attached flyer for more information. The contact number is 0115 962 9314.See attached flyer.

Beeston Carers Group

Toton Drop in Session and Support Group

On 1st Wednesday of the month there is a Carers Support group 10-12 in the community room at Toton Tesco.

On 3rd Wednesday of the month there is a drop in session again at Tesco Toton 10-12.

See attached flyer.

Tesco Toton Support Group

Tesco Toton Drop in Session


Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

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