Topic guides were designed to encourage participants to provide their retrospective accounts of identifying as a carer or struggling to do so. Data were analysed using the constant comparative method. The study was designed collaboratively with a patient and public involvement PPI partner, and we consulted with a PPI steering group of people with lived experience of caring during the study.
Short breaks, social activities. Meet new people and share experiences. Are you able to provide us with feedback about your experience of using the Coventry Adult Social Care Information Directory?
The new Southend Carers Hub brings together a range of local agencies to support unpaid carers in the borough of Southend-on-Sea, to make sure that carers have access to the quality support and services they need to live their own lives. At point of contact, all carers will have an initial discussion to identify need. Carers will then be able to access the most appropriate service s to meet these needs, without having to be re-assessed.
This is a free, confidential advice and information service to help you as a carer. You can telephone the Carers Direct support line to speak to somebody about being a carer, or visit the website for information. The Carers Direct support line is open from 8. Calls are free from UK landlines.
There are a number of organisations locally and nationally who may be able to help you. You are welcome to contact our support line on if you are looking for specific information and one of our team will help to point you in the right direction. African and Caribbean Mental Health Services Provides a range of services for African and Caribbean people who have mental health problems and their carers.
A chance for carers with similar circumstances to get together and either have some free time away from their caring role or alternatively, use the experience of others in a similar situation to talk and resolve problems and difficulties. The groups running at the moment are as follows : —. St Pauls Support Group — a group of Carers, caring for loved ones with disabilities across the spectrum.
We do this through building relationships with the communities themselves, spending time with already established groups and taking opportunities to attend community activities and events to share our information. We use translators and interpreters whenever necessary, and plan activities carefully to respect cultural and religious preferences. These groups usually meet once a month to take part in a social activity and to receive support from one of our Carer Support Workers.
We have been offering counselling sessions at Roshni since October The sessions have been very successful. Staff working on various projects at Roshni, who were previously struggling to signpost clients to a culturally specific counselling service have since been able to make referrals into the counselling service.
Email: carers acmhs-blackmentalhealth. Open Monday to Friday 10am - pm, where we offer small group activities, memory games, snooker, table tennis, art and crafts, gardening, board games, singing. We work for passion not profit for people over 50 who may want to increase their confidence, social interaction, our clients live with various illnesses, Dementia, Parkinsons Disease, loneliness, isolation, depression and other long term illnesses.