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Doncaster Carers Service

Address: Age UK Doncaster Ten Pound Walk Doncaster DN4 5HX
Tel: 01302 812827
Referral: By telephone, email, skype and face to face.
Access: Premises fully accessible.
Transport: Regular bus service from town centre.
Description:

Eligibility: Carers 18+

Cost of Service: Information and advice is free.

Doncaster Carers Service, Carers Moving Forward, is a new service for adult carers. The service is provided under contract to Doncaster Council by Age UK Doncaster.

Doncaster Carers Service, Carers Moving Forward supports adults, living in Doncaster who give practical or emotional support to a family member, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse issues.

Aims:

Doncaster Carers Service aims to:

  • Identify and assist adult carers and move them forward
  • Improve their health and well-being
  • Improve their choices and opportunities

Activities:

We operate an open door referral system where people can refer themselves or be referred by another person. We will support carers by:

  • Providing information on a variety of subjects
  • Signposting/making referrals to relevant agencies, support groups etc
  • Being a listening ear
  • Support to access the Carers Emergency Contact Scheme - a free service that can provide up to 48 hours care in an emergency.

We will be happy to attend support/community groups to talk about our service.

The Carers Emergency Contact scheme is a free service and can provide up to 48 hours care in an emergency. If you would like a Carers Emergency Contact scheme registration form, please contact us.

 

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