Are you Registered as a Carer?
We do require you to register as a carer for Bredon Hill Surgery records by completing a form “Do you look after someone?” and a carers identification and referral form – please download the forms from the ‘Our Documents’ page.
Care Services in the Local Area
As well as useful information on paying for care and help to stay independent, the guide includes lists of home care in Gloucestershire and care homes and nursing homes in:
- Forest of Dean,
- Gloucestershire County.
You can download a copy of the guide https://www.carechoices.co.uk/publication/gloucestershire-care-services-directory or pick up a copy in reception.
Local Carer Support
Do you look after a family member or friend who needs help because of illness, age, disability, or addiction? Then you are a carer and this service can provide you with advice, information, and support.
Worcestershire Association of Carer’s runs the Carers’ Hub Helpline on 0300 0124272 and is open 8 am-8 pm 7 days a week.
For more information visit www.carersworcs.org.uk.
If you are looking after a child who has suffered from early life trauma through either pre or postnatal stress, neglect, domestic violence, and/or abuse, NATP can offer support.
- Remap Gloucestershire – https://www.remapglos.org.uk
A charity that produces aids and equipment for people with disabilities where there are no suitable alternatives.
- Respite Care/Long Term Care
This is a free service to the public, and it is very helpful for people who require respite or long term care, either in a home or Care at their home.
Gloucestershire Carers Hub
Is a process where the healthcare team and the patient talk together and work out a personalised plan for potential future emergency treatment, including a resuscitation decision.
ReSPECT is a nationally agreed process and form and will be implemented in all Health and Care settings in Worcestershire form 1st July 2019.
Please click on the links below for further details.
- Gloucestershire – https://gloucestershirecarershub.co.uk or telephone 0300 111 9000.