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Carers Services

 

How we help carers

Through CRISP| (Carers Resource, Information and Support Programme), the Carers Support Service offers a range of support services| to help carers:

We recognise the important work carers do and understand they may need support themselves. We try to make sure carers receive the help they need.

 

Find out more about the Carers Support Service.|

 

 

Carers' Information Service

We offer an information service to:

  • Keep you up to date with carers support
  • Let you know about carers events
  • Find out what you think of services
  • Help us plan services to support you.

If you would like to join please send us your details| or phone 01202 458204.

 

Assessing your needs|

As a carer you can ask for an assessment of your role. You can do this even if the person you care for does not want any services. To decide how we can offer support we meet with you, talk about how caring affects your day-to-life and find out the care you need. Send us your details| to ask for an assessment or phone 01202 458204.

 

Carers in Crisis|

This is an emergency scheme offering peace of mind to carers. Many carers worry about what would happen to the person they care for if they were unwell or had an accident preventing them from providing care and support. Carers in Crisis is free to join and runs 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Contact the Carers Support Service 01202 458204.

 

Carers voice

The Carers Joint Commissioning Manager at Bournemouth Borough Council would like to know what you think about the services and support for carers.

You may want to get involved and help us plan for the future. Please contact Deborah.hyde@bournemouth.gov.uk|  or call 01202 458714

 

Does your GP know you are a carer?

All the health centres and GP surgeries in Bournemouth have someone who supports carers. Please ask to be put in touch with the carers lead at your doctors surgery.

 

Contacts for Carers Support

If you are caring for an adult

Carers Support Service

Email: carersteam@bournemouth.gov.uk|

Telephone: 01202 458204

Bournemouth Care Direct

Email: caredirect@bournemouth.gov.uk|

Telephone: 01202 454979

If you are a carer under 18:

Contact Sarah Simon-Norris

Telephone: 01202 525643 

Related Information

 

Postal Address Carers Support Service,
Carers Centre,
St Ambrose Cottage, 42 Alumhurst Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth
BH4 8ER
Telephone Number 01202 458204
Email address Carers Support Service
Out of Hours Telephone Number

Out of Hours:
01202 657279