Are you are carer for someone?
Do you look after a relative, neighbour or friend?
If you let us know we can code this on your medical records and you will be invited to any carers events that we organise.
Please find links to useful information on this page and please contact the Surgery if you need any help with your health needs or for the person you care for.
The Practice has a dedicated notice board for Carers located in the reception area.
Health Connections Mendip (HCM)
Based in the Somerset district of Mendip, the initiative offers a range of services, including community development, peer support, a website directory, EMIS patient record system, social prescribing, one-to-one support and Community Connector training to enable people living in Mendip to improve personal and community resilience.
Somerset Carers Service
If you regularly look after someone in a caring capacity, the Somerset Carers Service can support you with advice and guidance. Caring for another person is very rewarding, but can be overwhelming and lonely at times.
Call 0800 31 68 600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This service provides Carers Agents who are Somerset based individuals with a wide knowledge base of local services and information that are invaluable to carers. They are on hand to offer personal guidance and support.
County Council for Somerset
CCS (The Community Council for Somerset) is a team of passionate local experts, inspiring and enabling positive change for Somerset’s people, places and enterprises.
Somerset Mental Health Hub
Somerset Mental Health Hub is a collaboration of voluntary, community & social enterprises promoting positive mental wellbeing & services to individuals with poor mental well-being, or those that care & support them. We are the leading voice representing Third Sector mental health service providers across Somerset.
Call 01823 334 906 or email email@example.com
The service offers free monthly support groups that give carers the opportunity to take a much-needed break from caring, meet other carers, and get practical advice and support.
Call 01460 202970
NHS Social Care and Support Guide
Includes carer's assessments, support from local councils, respite care and help for young carers.