Carer Support Rochdale
What is the Integrated Neighbourhood Team?
Every day 6,000 people will become a carer. INT offers emotional and practical support to unpaid carers, helping them to protect their health and well-being and cope with their caring role. Our INT Carer Lead will provide a listening ear and can link carers into services and support.
Who is a carer?
A carer is someone of any age who cares, unpaid, for a family member or friend who, due to illness, a disability, a mental health problem or an addiction, cannot cope without support.
Why do we need to identify carers?
Caring can be very rewarding, but also very demanding and can affect physical and mental health and emotional well-being.
Many carers are trying to work, study and look after other family members in addition to their caring responsibilities. It is important to ensure carers are aware of support available as early as possible.
How INT can help?
- By supporting carers to think about their own needs and plan action for change
- By listening and offering a range of services and support to help carers improve their health and well being, including; 1:1 support, information, advice, advocacy and signposting
- By offering support with applications for attendance allowance, carers allowance and blue badges
- By working in partnership to link carers with all other sources of help and support
Download our information leaflet here
Emergency and Future Planning
There are many things to consider when caring for someone, however, what would you do in the event of an unforeseen emergency?
Our Emergency and Future Planning pack gives lots of information and tips to help you prepare for the unexpected.
Download emergency and future planning pack here
Carers Pen Pal Scheme…
Would you like to talk to someone who really understands your role as a carer? Our Carers Pen Pal Scheme could be perfect for you..
Please join our local Facebook group for information, advice and to chat to other carers in Rochdale.
Please note, you will need a Facebook account to join the group.
Arrange a call back...
0333 323 1990 selection Option 1, then Option 1 again
or 07341 562117
or complete the form above and we will contact you
This service is commissioned by The Pennie Acute Hospitals.