Here are some carer friendly services you might be interested in

General advice and resources for carers

Wiltshire Council Adult Care Team

0300 456 0111

 

Your Care Your Support Wiltshire

For information on health and social care in Wiltshire

www.yourcareyoursupportwiltshire.org.uk

 

Wiltshire Care Services

http://www.carechoices.co.uk/region/south-west/wiltshire/

 

Wiltshire Independent Support and Advice

01380 813393

 

The Carers Project

01249 474064

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

03444 111444

 

Age UK

Information and advice for the over 50’s

Devizes: 01380 735500 Salisbury 01722 335425

 

Independent Living Centre

Offering impartial advice to elderly and disabled people, providing practical solutions for independent living within the Wiltshire and Bath areas.

01380 871007

 

Independent and Confidential Advocacy Services (seAP)

Independent advocacy services to help resolve issues or concerns you may have about your health and wellbeing or your health and social care services.

www.seap.org.uk   0330 440 9000

 

Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) – for information on lasting power of attorney

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/lasting-power-of-attorney-forms

0300 456 0300

 

Community groups and activities

Incredible Edible with Dorothy House

Plot to plate community allotment group. Open to those with connections to Dorothy House. Referrals only. Find out more here

Fun 4 All

Monthly events, theatre visits and local outings.

http://www.fun4all.org.uk Tel: 01249 654390

 

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimers Support

01225 776481

 

Caring for someone with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s UK

0808 8000303

 

Strokes

Stroke Recovery Service

The local Stroke Recovery Coordinator provides information, practical advice and emotional support in the aftermath of stroke. Tel: 01722 329053 or email: wiltshire@stroke.org.uk.

 

Caring for someone with mental health issues

Bipolar UK Carer Telephone Mentoring

Bipolar UK offer a telephone based peer mentoring service that will give you the chance to talk one-to-one with someone else who has supported someone with bipolar. To find out more contact mentoring@bipolaruk.org or ring 0333 323 4458

 

Employment

Work Wiltshire

Aimed at a range of people including, employers, young people, parents/carers, the Work Wiltshire website has vital employment and skills information for young people, employers, those who are vulnerable, have complex needs or disabilities and people who require financial support. https://workwiltshire.co.uk/

 

Parent Carers

WPCC

Support and activities for parent carers of children and young people aged 0 – 25 years, who have Special Educational Needs and/ or Disabilities (SEND). https://www.wiltshireparentcarercouncil.co.uk/en/Home_Page

 

Caring for pets – Cinnamon Trust

Cinnamon Trust run a national fostering service for pets whose owner faces a spell in hospital. They also provide a volunteer dog walking service – ideal for those unable to take their dog for a walk, or for those who don’t have a pet, but would benefit from the break and companionship a walk would provide. Find out more by ringing 01736 757900 or visit their website: www.cinnamon.org.uk

 

Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

RABI is the national charity for the farming community. They have a free helpline for grants assistance enquiries: 0808 281 9490