Carers' Support

Services

We deliver safe, high quality, non-discriminatory support services that match the diverse needs of carers in Brent.

A carer is anyone who provides care and support for another person which that person could not do without. We support young carers (ages 8-18) and adult carers (aged 18+) in Brent in the following ways:

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Providing information and advice
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Activities for carers
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Events and Campaigns
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Support groups
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Completing Carers Needs Assessments
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Championing carers’ rights
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Training to support you in your caring role

Support for carers:

We deliver carer-specific information and advice services around on both health and social care 
We provide carers' assessments 
We facilitate carers' support groups, including those based around specific conditions for example Dementia
We facilitate and direct carers towards training programmes to support them in their caring role
We offer additional services around time-banking, finding legal support, particularly on carers' rights employment / workplace

Support for young carers:

We facilitate young carer activities, trips, and events during term time and school holidays 
We create opportunities to come together and network
We provide advocacy support and champion young carers' rights
We carry out Early Help Assessments (EHAs)

Who can be referred?

You can be referred to our Carers' Support Services team by the council, your school, relevant health, voluntary and community organisations. You can also refer yourself.
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For an adult carers' support referral form
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For a young carers' support referral form
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