Carers’ Support – Canterbury, Dover & Thanet
Carers’ Support – Canterbury, Dover and Thanet is a registered charity, we have been providing information, support and services to Carers since 2001.
We aim to ensure Carers are recognised, listened to, and offered information and support that is focused on their own needs and wellbeing, enabling them to continue care, where they choose to do so.
Some of the ways we do this are outlined below, please contact us if you would like to discuss how we may be able to support you.
Information – we can provide information about support and services available and Carers’ entitlements and rights.
Support – we offer a listening ear, support groups, activities and training for Carers.
Carer’s Needs Assessment – we carry out Carer’s Needs Assessments on behalf of the local authority.
Kent Carer’s Emergency Card – we administer this free service to provide peace of mind when you are away from the person you care for.
Health and Wellbeing – we offer health and wellbeing sessions to Carers and work with GP’s to identify and support Carers’ own health and wellbeing.
Assistance with Welfare Benefits – you may be entitled to Carer’s Allowance and the person you care for may be entitled to Personal Independence Payment.