Carers Link Lancashire

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Information on this page was last updated on 18/02/2020

Across the UK today 6.5 million people are unpaid carers, supporting a family member or friend who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without that support. That equates to one in eight adults who provide care.

Looking after someone can be a rewarding experience but it can also be lonely and affect the health of the carer. Many carers are so focused on looking after the person with a disability they forget about their own health and wellbeing.

Carers Link Lancashire have been supporting adult unpaid carers in East Lancashire (Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, Hyndburn & Ribble Valley) since 2001. They also support young carers from the age of 6 years old in Hyndburn, Ribble Valley & Preston.

They are committed to providing high quality services including proving information, support and signposting. The services they provide for unpaid carers include:

  • Carers Assessments (on behalf of Social Services)
  • Planning for an Emergency
  • Benefits support
  • Access to short breaks and discounted holidays
  • Support to improve mental and physical wellbeing
  • Social activities and support groups
  • Specialist support for the BME community as well as a dedicated worker for cancer support
  • Support within schools for young carers
  • Access to grants

Cost and duration
There is no charge for this service, apart from a small nominal fee for some activities. Support is open ended.

Access details

Call Carers Link Lancashire on 0345 688 7113 or 01254 387444 between Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm

Visit – www.carerslinklancashire.co.uk

Email – info@carerslinklancashire.co.uk

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