Who Are You Looking After?
If you provide regular, unpaid help for a relative or a friend who has any of the following then you are a carer:
- A Mental Health Need
- A Physical Disability
- Misuse of Alcohol/Drugs
- A Sensory Impairment
- HIV or AIDS
- Elderly or Frail
Who Is Looking After You?
You may be a parent, wife, husband, partner, daughter, son, friend or neighbour - but you are also a Carer. Or you may know someone who is. Young people and children may also be carers and are known as Young Carers You may be providing all or some of the following:
- Personal care for a child or adult
- Health care
- Support with mobility
- Domestic tasks
- Supporting emotional needs of the person you look after
If you are caring for someone please let us know via the online form below. Telling us about your situation can help us to support you and make sure that you yourself get the right sort of care.
Northamptonshire Carer’s Service
With your agreement we can also put you in touch with the Northamptonshire Carer’s Service which offers advice, support and free services such as:
Free gym sessions, carer's sitting service, free holiday chalets, take a break trips, carers lunch break, Reiki and relaxation, regular telephone support, one-to-one peer support and free emergency care service. Or if you would prefer you can contact them directly on 01933 677 907 or visit their website www.northamptonshire-carers.org
They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.
Telephone: 020 7378 4999
Carers are entitled to book a flu vaccination appointment. Please contact the surgery on 01604 630396 for further details and to arrange a suitable time.