As we get older, or have problems with our health or mobility, then living independently and safely staying in our own home can become increasingly challenging.
Find out what support is available to help you live independently in your own home through the Your Life Doncaster website, how to apply for a Blue Badge, find a care home, apply for home alarms & telecare services and more.
A carer is someone who provides regular unpaid help and support to another person. It does not include those who volunteer as part of a group or organisation. This might be helping someone with paperwork and financial matters, housework, shopping, assisting with medication or other personal care needs such as keeping clean and fresh, preparing and eating meals or getting out and about.
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In Doncaster there are at least 33,364 unpaid carers who play a vital role in the provision of health and social care to friends and relatives. We recognise that often unpaid carers are providing this care alongside their traditional paid employment.
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Stories and comments about their role from carers in Doncaster.
Over the last few months Doncaster Council and Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group have been working with family carers and other key partners to look at how we can work better together to support carers in the future.