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If you provide unpaid care or support for anyone, you can get free support from the Carers' Centre.

You might be looking after a partner, child, relative or friend who can't manage without you. This might be in your own home, or perhaps someone you visit regularly. You might cook or shop for them, help wash or dress them, or perhaps offer emotional support, reaaurance or supervision. You might help them to pay bills or take medication or take them to appointments. 

Do you worry about the person you look after or feel you have no time for yourself? Do you feel stressed or anxious? Not sure what to do? The Carers' Centre (Bath and North East Somerset) can help. This is what they can offer you: 

One-to-One Support

Personal support plan set up with one of the expert Carers' Officers
Helping you to find and access useful local services
Emergency planning for the person you look after should you become unwell
Young carers a programme of activities for people aged 5 to 25
Specialist support for carer with learning disabilities 

Emotional Support

Counselling for challenging emotional situations
Befriending: Trained volunteers who can offer support and empathy
Support groups: Meet other carers who understand how you feel

Give Us A Break

Days out: Trips and events to take time out and enjoy yourself
Helath & Wellbeing: Arts & Crafts, relaxing breaks and much more
Twos' Company: Enjoy time together with a friend or loved one
Family Time: Outings for the whole family
Me Time: Special activities for yourself or with a friend

Personal Development

Employment Support: Expert help into work, training or to start a business
Workshops & Training: Learn positive skills to help manage your caring role 

Carers' Centre Bath & North East Somerset
Freephone 0800 0388 885 

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