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North East Carers Survey

North East Carers Survey

If you’re one of the thousands of people across the North East who provide unpaid care and support to relatives, friends and neighbours who couldn’t manage without your help, the Directors of Social Services across the region (ADASS) would like to hear from you....

COVID-19 vaccinations for unpaid carers

COVID-19 vaccinations for unpaid carers

Do you look after someone? You may be entitled to a COVID-19 vaccination If you are over 18 and the primary carer of someone who is clinically vulnerable and haven’t received your vaccination or received an invitation to book your vaccination, you can use the National...

Free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for carers

Free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for carers

In line with recent recommendations from the Department of Health and Social Care, Newcastle City Council can now provide free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Covid-19 needs to all unpaid carers providing care and support to a person they do not live with. ...

Using your carer payments during the pandemic

Using your carer payments during the pandemic

Are you finding it hard to use your Carer Break Payment or Carer Support Allocation because of the coronavirus pandemic? If you are unable to use your payment as arranged, within the timescale you have been given you will be asked to return the funds. Speak to your...

Online Information Sessions for Professionals

Online Information Sessions for Professionals

Our monthly Information Sessions for Professionals are returning! We are currently not able to hold the sessions in person at our Centre due to COVID-19, however from September the sessions will be online. Our Information Sessions for Professionals are a great...

Register for our FREE Digital Resource

Register for our FREE Digital Resource

Caring for someone one who is ill, disabled, has mental health problems or is misusing drugs or alcohol, can be valuable and rewarding, but without the right support it can have an impact on your health, job, finances and social life. We’ve teamed up with Carers UK to...