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Carers & Veterans

  

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

For further information about Carers please visit www.nhs.uk . Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0300 123 1053
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

OR Lincolnshire Carers Service:

Tel: 01522 782224 (Adult and Young Carers)  OR

Lincolnshire County Council Young Carers Team:

01522 553275 (Young Carers under 18)

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

Long Bennington Medical Centre supports veterans in our community.  Please click on any of the link below for useful information about services available in our area and nationally. 

Veterans in the Community

Veterans in the community is a free service for older veterans, their widows/widowers and partners. 

NHS healthcare for veterans

For mental health advice please click on the link below:

https://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Militaryhealthcare/veterans-families-reservists/Documents/673_NHS%20Veterans%27%20Mental%20Health%20leaflet%20S17%20Online.pdf



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