The theme for this years Carers Week 8-14 June is 'Making caring visible' in the current situation this is now more important than ever before and want to make sure that all carers have access to the support and advice on offer to them.
Carer’s are entitled to a Carer Needs Assessment, any carer over 18 years old who are looking person or persons over 18 years old who is disabled, ill or elderly. It is an opportunity to record the impact caring has on your life and what support or services you need. The assessment will look at for example, physical, mental and emotional needs, and whether you are able or willing to carry on caring.
Nobody ever said parenting was easy, in fact, we think it can be one of the most challenging jobs there is. But it is also one of the most rewarding.
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 and telecare services and more.
SMILE (Supportive Multi-Ability Inter-Generational Life Experiences) provides day activities and projects for older people, adults with learning disabilities, autism and individuals who require specialist support.
As a young carer you can find helping someone very rewarding, but you also have the right to be looked after.
Access information about what's on, events and activities in Doncaster. Below there are sessions specifically for children and young people with SEND or there are activities for all children and young people.
Find out ways to help you or someone you care for to stay in their own home.
Having a break is likely to help you cope with caring and give you time to recharge your batteries.
The Wellbeing Team was created on the principal of ensuring that all residents of Doncaster have access to support, guidance and advice about problems and issues they may be experiencing, and to also maximise the individuals independence within the community regardless of any medical condition, physical disability, or mental health difficulty.