Carers Information

Your guide to help and support

A Carer is someone of any age who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has health problems.

Here are links to charitable and voluntary sector organisations:

Blaenau Gwent Carers Forum https://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk/en/home/
Young Carers https://carers.org/getting-support-if-you-are-a-young-carer-or-young-adult-carer/getting-support-if-you-are-a-young-carer-or-young-adult-carer
Carers Federation uk https://www.carersfederation.co.uk/
Caring for a person with dementia https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/help-dementia-care
Respite Breaks for Carers https://calvertexmoor.org.uk/what-we-do/
Macmillan https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/supporting-someone/looking-after-someone-with-cancer
Carers Holidays https://www.carerssupportcentre.org.uk/help-and-advice/out-and-about/holidays/
Saga Respite for Carers Trust http://www.actionforpeople.org.uk/
Hafal https://www.hafal.org/
Education Programme for Patients https://www.wales.nhs.uk/sites3/home.cfm?orgid=537
Age UK www.ageuk.org.uk
Care & Repair Cymru https://www.careandrepair.org.uk/
Mencap Cymru https://www.mencap.org.uk/wales
Scope https://www.scope.org.uk/
Marie Curie https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/being-there

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