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Carers

If you a carer please let us know – we may be able to help you (you can fill in a form at the bottom of this page).

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

A guide to care and support

Information for carers and people who have care & support needs.

Caring for someone

Advice on providing care, medicines etc.

Care after hospital

Providing care for people who have been recently discharged from hospital.

Taking a break

Caring for someone can be a full-time job – find out about accessing breaks and respite care.

Support and benefits for carers

Caring for someone can be a full-time job – find out about accessing breaks and respite care.

Work and Disability

Guidance, support and help with employment issues.

Being a Young carer

Advice for carers 18 or under and their entitlement to support

Please click the link below for the  Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre website:

https://www.wlcccarers.com

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202

Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx

Email
[email protected]

Office Hours

Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Please complete the form below to tell us that you are a carer.

  • Carer details

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Details of Person Being Cared For

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

There is more information about help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability on the NHS website.