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Carers Section

chdDO YOU LOOK AFTER SOMEONE WHO IS

ILL, FRAIL, DISABLED OR MENTALLY ILL?

We are interested in identifying carers, especially those people who may be caring without help or support.  We know that carers are often “hidden” looking after a family member or helping a friend or neighbour with day to day tasks and may not see themselves as a carer.

Caring for someone is an important and valuable role in the community, which is often a 24-hour job that can be very demanding and isolating for the carer.  Carers should receive appropriate support by way of access to accurate information on a range of topics such as entitlement to benefits and respite care and not least, a listening ear when things get too much.

If you are a carer, please either ask at reception for a

CARERS IDENTIFICATION AND REFERRAL FORM

which you can complete to let us know about your caring responsibilities

or you can print off the form below, complete and hand into one our receptionists.

Carers ID and Referral form

As a Carer to a patient of The Limes Medical Centre we would love to hear your opinions, views and feedback on The Limes Medical Centre and any relevant issues.

Please click on the Patient Group tab on the right hand side of this website and join our On-Line Patient Reference Group or confirm your attendance at our next Practice Carers Group Meeting (see below).

PRACTICE CARERS GROUP MEETINGS

Carers were invited to our first Practice Carers Group Meeting on Monday 4th November 2019 at 1pm - This was an opportunity to share experiences with other carers and to offer advice and information regarding the local services available to carers.

This meeting was attended by carers, a member of Carer FIRST Essex as well as our Social Prescriber and Debbie Bodhanya, Managing Partner.

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 28th January 2020 at 1pm in Epping with guests from Healthy Minds and Places for People Leisure. 

If you would be interested in attending a Practice Carers Group Meeting, please contact our Clinical and Media Administrator on 01992 566617.

To view the meeting notes from Monday 4th November 2019, please see below.

 Practice Carers Group Meeting Notes November 2019

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