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If you are a carer, there is support available in Richmond.

Richmond Carers Support

Richmond Carers hub: 

Provides expert support, advice and a support group for carers to enable them to cope with someone who has an alcohol or drug problem.

www.richmondchs.org

Richmond Carers Centre provides suppport for carers, young and old, living in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

Richmond Carers Centre aim to deliver and be the gateway to direct support, information and access to services for unpaid carers in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Their aim is to know and be known by all local carers, providing or influencing provision of support for them.

If you feel that Richmond Carers Centre can offer you support, follow the link to the website below. Alternatively, Contact them on 020 8867 2380 or email info@richmondcarers.org.

Address: 5 Briar Road, Twickenham, TW2 6RB

Tel: 020 8867 2380 / Fax: 020 8538 3712

Richmond Carers Center Website:    http://www.carers.org/richmond

Park Road Surgery has a Carers Notice board in Main Reception. You can check this to receive updates and activity information that the Carers Centre Provide.

To find the Carers Centre, please use the following Link:  http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=515089&Y=173044&A=Y&Z=1

National Support

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

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
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

Finance and Law

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

 
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