Staff With Caring Responsibilities Peer Support Group
This is a new peer support network group - established in August 2014.
The group aims to be a support network for members of staff who have caring responsibilities and a way to share experiences and help each other with the scenarios that arise out of being a carer.
The next meeting will be confirmed shortly - more details to follow. Please mail firstname.lastname@example.org with agenda items or to be included in the meeting.
There are some existing internal documents that people may find helpful:
Below are some external websites* along with some useful links for information & support
This is a website offering support and advice for the UK's 6.5 million carers:
FirstStop Advice is an independent, free service providing advice and information for older people, their families and carers about care and housing options.
For young carers
Manchester Carers Forum provide pratcal support with the day to day challenges involved with being a carer
There is also a great deal of information available from the different local authorities - as the support and resources differs between each one, it's best to check what's on offer from the local authority in which you (or the cared person) resides in:
To join the confidential mailing list - please contact email@example.com