Carers

Carers Assessment

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

Website: www.redcross.org.uk

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

Website: www.actionforcarers.org.uk

Email: carersupport@actionforcarers.org.uk

Cross Roads Care Surrey

Cross Roads Care Surrey in partnership with the NHS will provide a 3 hour weekly respite care for carers.

Telephone: 01372 869970

Website: www.crossroadscaresurrey.org.uk

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.

Website: www.thesurreyhubs.org.uk

Hello my Name is

A campaign for more compassionate care.

Website: www.hellomynameis.org.uk

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.

Twitter: @SYC_YoungCarers

Telephone: 01483 568269

Website: www.actionforcarers.org.uk

Email: syc@actionforcarers.org.uk

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org