Carers

Carers If you are a Carer, please let us know – we may be able to help you. We can ensure that your appointments at the Practice fit around your caring responsibilities. We will always offer you a flu vaccine to ensure that you stay fit and well in order to carry out your caring duties. We can offer you a Carer’s Health Check with our Healthcare Assistant, and can refer you to a local Carers’ centre for additional support and advice.

Birmingham Carers Hub

Birmingham Carers Hub recognise that each caring role is unique, and may encompass a range of tasks and responsibilities. They are able to offer help and advice specifically for carers like you, and pride themselves on making a real difference to the lives of people caring for elderly, frail, sick or disabled family members.

Telephone: 0333 006 9711

Solihull Carers Trust

Solihull Carers Trust is a charity that provides free help and support to unpaid carers of all ages. They provide training and social activites to ensure that no carer ever feels isolated.

Dementia Support

Dementia Information & Support for Carers
DISC allow self-referals. They help prevent hospital admissions for dementia patients by doing direct referrals to:
● District nurses (to help with hygiene, incontinence, weight loss, pressure sores, SALT referral)
● Dieticians (to get fortisips etc)
● Occupational therapists ( to get aids in the house)
● Social services
● Emergency respite for carers
● Contact rapid response (to get emergency carers)
Telephone: 01215 336483