Do you look after someone on a regular basis, unpaid, who is unable to manage on their own due to illness, disability, frailty, mental distress or impairment? This person could be a partner, family member, friend or neighbour, if so, you are a carer,
Caring for someone is an important role and Carers should receive support,help to maintain their own health, advice regarding balancing caring with other aspects of life, social groups, benefits advice etc. If you would like support please contact the surgery to register as a Carer and with your permission we can refer you for further support in all kinds of ways.
For more information please visit http://www.gatesheadcarers.com/