If you look after someone you have the right to ask for a carer’s assessment by completing Surrey County Council’s online carers’ support needs assessmentat any time. A carer’s assessment looks at the impact your caring responsibilities have on your life and what social care support you might be eligible for.
Assessment Form: www.adultsocialcareportal.surreycc.gov.uk
Red Cross Equipment
The British Red Cross Surrey operate a short term equipment loan scheme from their Woking Office.
Telephone: 03448 711 111
If you look after someone because they are ill, frail or have a disability, you have the right to a carer’s assessment to identify your own support needs. Request one by completing the online self-assessment form.
COVID-19 remote monitoring support for older people with mental ill-health and their carers
The TIHM Monitoring Service is a new, free NHS service that is remotely monitoring the health of older people with mental ill-health and their carers during Covid-19.
The service, which is currently accepting referrals, is free of charge and available to people of any age diagnosed with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and people aged 65 and over who have a diagnosis of depression and/or anxiety.
Surrey Young Carers
Surrey Young Carers supports you in your caring role, helping you to achieve your best at school, have fun, discover new interests and make new friends.
Telephone: 01483 568269
The Surrey Hubs
The Surrey Hubs offer access to advice and signposting to services for disabled people, older people, carers, families and the wider community.
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If you are struggling with everyday tasks, then simple equipment, practical aids, new technology or small changes to your home can make the difference between living independently and needing someone to help you or it can make caring for someone easier.
Action for Carers Surrey
Action for Carers Surrey provides free, independent information, advice and support to carers of all ages across Surrey.
Telephone: 0303 040 1234