www.carers.org (http://www NULL.carers NULL.org/) – the Princess Royal Trust for Carers is a national charity providing information, advice and support for carers
www.carersrights.org.uk (http://www NULL.carersrights NULL.org NULL.uk/) - Provides support to older carers looking after someone with a learning disability
www.carersuk.org (http://www NULL.carersuk NULL.org/) – Carers UK is a national charity which aims to improve carers lives through research, information and caring
www.ccvsonline.org.uk (http://www NULL.ccvsonline NULL.org NULL.uk/) - Provides support to people caring for an adult (18-65) with a mental health condition
www.cornwall.gov.uk (http://www NULL.cornwall NULL.gov NULL.uk/) - provides information for carers. Follow the links for Health and Social Care then Carers
www.cornwallandislesofscilly.nhs.uk (http://www NULL.cornwallandislesofscilly NULL.nhs NULL.uk/) – the Primary Care Trust for Cornwall
Cornwall Parent Carers - The Parent Carers Council for Cornwall is a Community Interest Company representing families from all over Cornwall who have children with disabilities or additional needs. We campaign on your behalf to get better services for all our children.
http://carewelluk.org/ (http://carewelluk NULL.org/) - To support Carers and the people they care for to be happier and healthier by encouraging carers to make positive changes to their lifestyles so they are better able to care.
Tips from health experts and carers themselves in an easy-to-use online hub which is ideal to dip in and out of as time allows.
http://www.cornwallworks.org.uk (http://www NULL.cornwallworks NULL.org NULL.uk/) - Cornwall works makes a difference by helping more people start work, stay in work and progress in work – 01872 355015. info @cornwallworks.org.uk
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www.direct.gov.uk (http://www NULL.direct NULL.gov NULL.uk/) – The official government website for citizens offering a wealth of information such as benefits, employment etc
www.fordementia.org.uk (http://www NULL.fordementia NULL.org NULL.uk/) - Admiral Nursing Direct is a telephone information and support line for carers, professionals and people with dementia – 0845 2579406.
Cornwall Dementia Helpline – 01872 266388
Tremorvah Industries – Employment and Training opportunities for individuals with a disability in Cornwall - 01872 324340
Rural Community Advocacy – Advocacy Service to support clients using mental health services, GP visits, attending benefit tribunals etc - 01726 821445.
http://kernowyoungcarers.org/ (http://kernowyoungcarers NULL.org) - Kernow Young Carers is an Action for Children project and is committed to working with children and young people to make the caring role a more positive experience by offering support, information and guidance, activities and trips, short breaks, school groups, training and educational sessions and local young carers forums.
MESHcornwall (http://www NULL.meshcornwall NULL.co NULL.uk) - CFS/ME SUPPORT HELP & ACTION Group. For more information call 01736 756775, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (meshcornwall null@null live NULL.co NULL.uk). Contact 01872 242363 for membership.
Living in Plymouth or Devon? If you look after someone and live in Plymouth or Devon there is a service for you and they can provide help and support for you;
If you live in Devon you can contact Devon Carers on 08456 434 435. More details can be found on their website; http://www.devoncarers.org.uk/ (http://www NULL.devoncarers NULL.org NULL.uk). For information on Derriford Hospital’s information stand please click here.
If you live in Plymouth you can contact the Carers Hub on 01752 201890. More details can be found on their website; www.plymouthguild.org.uk/carers-hub/ (http://www NULL.plymouthguild NULL.org NULL.uk/carers-hub/). For the Hub referral from please click here
www.nhs.uk/carersdirect (http://www NULL.nhs NULL.uk/carersdirect/) – provides practical and comprehensive information, advice and support service for carers. Freephone (UK landline) – 0808 802 02 02 (7days a week)
Nightlink – Emotional Support helpline - 0808 8000 306, Text Service – 07717 989021
www.scope.org.uk/face2face (http://www NULL.scope NULL.org NULL.uk/face2face) - Cornwall Face 2 Face is a free and confidential service, provided by trained parent befrienders, who themselves have experience of parenting a child with an impairment or additional need. In addition to the core Face 2 Face befriending service, the schemes provide information and signposting to parents and professionals on a range of disability services and issues – 01872 271721. cornwallface2face @scope.org.uk (cornwallface2face null@null scope NULL.org NULL.uk)
Services for adult carers – A handy leaflet offering helpful information to those in a caring role.