Chawton House Surgery

St Thomas Street, Lymington, SO41 9ND

NHS

Telephone: 01590 672953

Fax: 01590 674137

whccg.chawtonhousesurgery@nhs.net

Carers Direct

Are You a Carer?

 

If you are please let us know – we may be able to help you

 

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

 

Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

Caring for a parent

 

Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you’re a carer is important so they understand and can support you

Telling people

 

Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it’s essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

Taking a break

 

Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Housing and carers

 

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone Helpline Information 0808 802 0202

http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx

Email: CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk

Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

 

Carers support groups

https://youtu.be/0huEsau83AA

 

Finance and Law

Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

Benefits for carers

Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to

Benefits for the person you care for

How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

Death and benefits

Advice for when carers find they have to take over the legal affairs of the person they are looking after

Managing someone’s legal affairs

Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring

Other benefits

Advice on keeping a tight rein on household and personal finance for carers

Personal and household finance

Advice on any other help that may be available.

Other financial help

Information on claiming tax credits and whether you might be eligible

Tax credits

 

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Opening Times

  • Monday
    07:30am - 18:30pm
  • Tuesday
    08:00am - 18:30pm
  • Wednesday
    08:00am - 18:30pm
  • Thursday
    07:30am - 18:30pm
  • Friday
    08:00am - 18:30pm
  • Saturday
    08:00am - 11:00am (2nd Saturday of each month, depending on statutory holidays)
  • Sunday
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