Carers

Carer Support Elmbridge

A registered charity, offers further information about caring, social events for carers, support groups, relevant training and a regular newsletter.

Telephone: 01932 235 770

Email: carersupport@elmbridgehousing.org.uk

Red Cross Equipment

The British Red Cross Surrey operate a short term equipment loan scheme from their Woking Office.

Telephone: 03448 711 111

Website: www.redcross.org.uk

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

Surrey Young Carers

Surrey Young Carers supports you in your caring role, helping you to achieve your best at school, have fun, discover new interests and make new friends.

Twitter: @SYC_YoungCarers

Telephone: 01483 568269

Website: www.actionforcarers.org.uk

Email: syc@actionforcarers.org.uk

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org

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.

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

Action for Carers Surrey

Action for Carers Surrey provides free, independent information, advice and support to carers of all ages across Surrey.

Telephone: 0303 040 1234

Website: www.actionforcarers.org.uk

Email: carersupport@actionforcarers.org.uk

Cross Roads Care Surrey

Cross Roads Care Surrey in partnership with the NHS will provide a 3 hour weekly respite care for carers.

Telephone: 01372 869970

Website: www.crossroadscaresurrey.org.uk