Does your GP know you are a Carer?

Our Carer Link Worker works closely with GP practices to raise awareness of Carers. We encourage Carers to register with their doctors as ‘Carers’ to ensure their particular needs are met.

To make your GP surgery aware you are a Carer, request a Registration of Carer form from the Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust, complete and hand in to your GP surgery.

The surgery will make a note of this on your medical records.

To request a form please call our Freephone Helpline on 0300 102 0008

Our Helpline is Available Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm on 0300 102 0008

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Newsletters

You can see an online version of the most recent edition of our Newsletters at this website under the ‘News’ section.

Cheshire Carers Centre produce regular newsletters containing information on forthcoming events and activities and services updates.

Regular Carer Break Groups

Carer Break sessions are held regularly across the county at a number of local venues. They provide an opportunity to meet other Carers and chat to Carers Centre staff. They are usually based around a coffee morning with occasional presentations by speakers and organised activities.

New !!! Brightlife Connecting Carers

Brightlife Leaflet Are you a carer who is age 50yrs or over, who has become isolated, by your caring role, or because you live in a rural area? Is your caring role coming to an end or becoming too much for you to cope with? Do you have feelings of guilt or loss? We...

Helpline for Carers

We have a helpline available Monday – Friday for all Carers and Professionals.

Please call us for information, advice and support – we will endeavour to answer your queries, provide a listening ear for Carers who may feel isolated and sign post Carers to relevant local and national agencies. ALL CARERS are encouraged to call us in the first instance.

Therapies

We now offer a range of Therapies in our Northwich and Chester offices if you would like to book a treatment please call

Male Carers Support Group- Crewe

This is a monthly group for Male Carers – the meetings take place in Crewe.

All male carers are welcome to attend. The group take part in activities, sometimes a trip, sometimes a speaker will visit the group – it is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your caring role and gain support from other male carers.

Emergency Card Service

If you are a Carer, you may worry about what would happen to the person you care for should you find yourself in an emergency situation and unable to fulfil your caring role.

NEW UPDATE!!! Northwich drop ins have now changed. Details below

Our Northwich drop ins are on Tuesdays,Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.00am until 12 noon. Please contact our Helpline outside these days on 0300 102 0008 between 9am until 5pm.

Relaxation Treatments for Carers at our Crewe office

We are still able to offer Relaxation Treatments at our Crewe office in Unit 1. They cost £8 per 45 minute treatment. Payment MUST be made prior to or on the day of the appointment. Please be aware if you don't turn up for your appointment you may still be charged so...

Caring With Confidence

This national Course for Carers is being offered to all Carers through Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust fully trained and accredited staff.

The course lasts for several weeks, and covers different topics which well help you to be more confident in your caring role.