Looking after someone (Carer support)

Looking after someone (Carer support)

Support if you look after someone or are a carer we can provide you with guidance and support.

What is a Carer?

Describing those who look after somebody with an illness, disability or mental health problem, who cannot cope without support.

Support you can get as a carer

Find out about the support available for those who care and look after a family member, partner or friend due to illness, disability or mental health.

Young carers and young adult carers

Information and advice for young carers aged 6 to 25 who are caring or helping to look after a family member, partner or friend.

Parent carers

Support information for parent carers as well as the Parent Carer Forum and parent training available.

Breaks from caring

Support for carers with breaks from caring (sometimes referred to as respite care or replacement care).

Caring for someone with a mental health condition

Support available to you in your caring role.

All Age Carers Strategy

Working with partners across health, social care, the voluntary sector, and Carers themselves to co-produce a new Carers Strategy for Worcestershire.

Training for parents and carers

Here you will find information on specialist training opportunities which may be available for parents and carers.

Other useful information

Help to stay independent and living at home

Find out what support options are available to help you or a loved one stay independent and living at home for longer.

Care and support

Adult care and support in Worcestershire, care and support, assessments, housing support, care home options and other useful information.

Assessments and eligibility

If you think you or someone else may need care or support, the first step is to understand your needs and how you might get help.

Dementia support

Support information for those with or looking after someone with dementia.

End of life care

Support available in Worcestershire if you or your family need support during end of life care or bereavement.

Someone to speak up for you (advocacy)

Advocates can make sure you are heard by speaking up for you or on your behalf.

Adult Social Care Local Account

Our Local Account sets out how well we are doing at meeting the needs of residents who require care and support. 

Adult social care surveys

Overview and results for the statutory adult social care surveys we conduct.

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