There are a range of Servcies and Advice available offered by Organisations to support Carers. For a full list visit the Derbyshire Carer Services Directory at:
Crisis Support Line - a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week, crisis support line is operated by trained staff who will speak to you in confidence. Telephone 01332 364444 for this service. This Services is operated by Derby Samaritans.
Useful Contacts for Carers:
Adult Social Services contact 24 hours a day contact - Call Derbyshire 08456 058 058.
Derbyshire Dales Cares Association - Contact: Barbara Wright on 01629 812132.
Benefits/Allowances for Carers - contact: Welfare Rights Team on 0845 120 2985 (available Monday - Friday 11am to 4.30pm) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or you can make an appointment at the Surgery Reception to see our Welfare Rights Officer.
Carers Team, Babington Hospital, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1WH
Telephone: 01773 525099 Ext 5530 or E-Mail: email@example.com
Should you require any further information then please contact the reception team on 01335 300588.
Amber Valley Office: 01773 749087
Bolsover/East Derbyshire 01246 222373
Derby Office - 01332 200002
Erewash - 01159 468881
Glossop - 01457 858383
High Peak - 01663 745500
High Peak/Dales - 01629 812132
Useful Information for Carers
Derbyshire Carers Break Scheme
Following research and a recent Carers survery, the scheme will offer the opportunity of many different activities and breaks for Carers. For further information, or an application form and details of the criteria requirement, please contact: Kye Pickard or Joanne Goodison on 01773 743355 or E-Mail: Michaela@derbyshirecarers.co.uk
AGE UK Web Site
CARERS EMERGENCY CARD
Carers Emergency Cards are available by contacting:
Call Derbyshire on 08456 058 058
FAIRPLAY (registered charity 1128629)
Supporting children and young people with disabilities and thier families across North Derbyshire
Fairplay supports children and young people with disabilities and additional needs, and their families, across North Derbyshire.
Fairplay offers a wide range of services to meet the needs of the families. We offer support to children and young people, aged 0-25, and to parents and siblings. Fairplay runs play schemes and Saturday clubs for children, youth clubs, activity days, themed groups, and independent living groups for young people, and parent support groups and family trips for parents and siblings.
In conjunction with the Primary Care Trust and a specialist Community Childrens Nurse Fairplay provides a home based care service for children with complex health care needs that may be life-threatening or life-limiting. The service provides a child-centred flexible service that meets the needs of the child and the family.
Fairplays services offer families the support that they need and give them opportunities to take part in positive experiences that make a real difference to their lives. They enable parents to have valuable respite from 24 hour care and give children and young people the opportunity to develop a wide range of life skills.
Fairplay offers services from its purpose built centre in Chesterfield and also from outreach venues in North East Derbyshire, Bolsover, High Peak and Derbyshire Dales.
CROSS ROADS CARE EAST MIDLANDS
New Resource for Carers in Derbyshire
Short term support for approximately 6 sessions, each session to be of 3-4 hours duration.
The carer can choose to take the sessions in a way that will benefit them most, i.e they may want to take them close together to cover a period of sickness or they may choose to have a service for 6 weeks to enabel them to have a regular short break
To focus on carers most in need by targeting carers who are socially isolated or whose own health and well being is at risk of deteriorating
For further information please contact: 0115 9628920