You do not need to live with the person cared for. Some carers are under the age of 18.
We are a carer friendly practice so please tell your doctor, nurse or receptionist that you are a carer so that we know you look after somebody. We can supply you with more information that can support you.
Resources and further help for carers
- There is a carers noticeboard in the waiting room with useful information and phone numbers for you.
- The Carers Trust helpline is 0300 102 0008
- Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust can provide support and services free of charge. They hold carers meetings on the third Friday of every month in Macclesfield between 1 and 3PM at:
Ropewalks, Newton Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6QJ.
Helpline: 0800 085 0307 for further information.
- Carers UK also have a helpline that offers further support, advice and information:
Tel: 0207 7378 4999
You can also email them at firstname.lastname@example.org