We continue to support Carers over the phone. All face to face support is still on hold however we are now delivering online training and some Carers groups are also meeting virtually via Zoom, including the Carers Choir.
For information about the online training we are providing click HERE
For information about the Carers Choir Click HERE
For information about ANGEL group – a group for Carers caring for people with Substance Misuse Problems, Click HERE
We will update this page with useful links and information as it becomes available.
Should you want to talk to a member of the Carers’ Support Service team about your caring role, please call us on:
NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE: 01652 650585 – Weekdays 8am to 8pm. Weekends 10am to 4pm.
NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE: 01472 242277 – Weekdays 8am to 7pm. Weekends 10am to 2pm.
Tell us about your experience of being a Carer during the Coronavirus Pandemic to help shape services for Carers going forward. It is important we identify what has worked well and any gaps in support and services. CLICK HERE to take part in our survey. Thank you.
Following Government guidance on the mandatory use of Facemasks in certain circumstances, here is a link to the governments website, which includes information on when to wear a face covering, making your own and exemption messages that are printable and for use on a mobile phone.
North East Lincolnshire Carers Guide – This guide includes lots of information about local services and support. You will find useful local telephone numbers and websites, as well as links to national resources. Topics in the guide include:
- Free support provided by the Carers’ Support Service
- Looking after your health and wellbeing
- Carers Assessments
- Working and Caring
- Support with Education and Training
- Support at Hospital
- End of Life Care
- Safeguarding and Confidentiality… and more
If you are concerned about your health or the health of the person you care for visit the NHS 111 Website: www.111.nhs.uk/covid-19/.
If you do not have access to the internet call NHS 111.
Please continue to follow government and NHS guidance on the following links:
For local advice visit:
NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE: https://www.northlincs.gov.uk/people-health-and-care/coronavirus-covid-19/
NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE: https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/coronavirus-advice-guidance/
We will do our best to keep you as up-to-date as possible via or social media platforms.
NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE: Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/carerssupportcentre
NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE: Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CarersNEL
LATEST INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE:
Caring for your dying relative at home – information from Hospice UK. This guidance is produced to help support people who are caring for someone who is dying at home from COVID-19 infection.
Practical Care for a Dying Person – What you can do to practically care for someone who is in their last days and hours of life – produced by the NHS
Supporting people with Dementia during Covid-19 – Supporting Carers and Care Staff to understand and respond to changes in behaviour in people with Dementia during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Carers UK have information Carers will find useful. Visit their website.
Online activities for older adults with dementia – A guide to online resources for those providing care for people with Dementia