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Useful Links

Local Support Organisations

https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/adult-social-care-and-health/looking-after-someone
Help and advice for carers from Leicestershire County Council


https://bit.ly/2J9jHQU
Planning for emergencies and the future if you're a carer


https://bit.ly/2J719Ra
Breaks for carers - respite and sitting services


http://www.claspthecarerscentre.org.uk
Support services for Leicestershire carers


https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/adult-social-care-and-health
Social care & health news from Leicestershire County Council


http://www.choosemysupport.org.uk/
Shop for support services online


http://www.mrc.uk.net/
Community services including help for carers in North West Leicestershire


http://www.communityactionpartnership.org.uk/
Community services including help for carers in the Oadby & Wigston District


http://www.vasl.org.uk/
Community services including help for carers in the Harborough District


http://www.leics.gov.uk/healthandwellbeing
A one-stop-shop of information on local health and wellbeing services


http://www.c-w-c.org.uk/
Practical and emotional support for cancer patients and their carers


http://www.leics-edcg.btck.co.uk/
Support group for carers of people with eating disorders


http://www.lampadvocacy.co.uk/
The latest news on mental health in Leicestershire and Rutland


https://www.ageuk.org.uk/leics/
Information & advice service for older people and carers


http://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/_OurServicesAZ.aspx
A local NHS guide to a wide range of services


http://www.pohwer.net/leicestershire.html
A free, confidential service providing independent support for people who want to raise a complaint about the NHS


http://funandfamilies.co.uk/cff2014/
Supporting parents, carers and teenagers experiencing behaviour and communication difficulties with their families


Nationwide Support Organisations

http://www.carersuk.org/
UK charity offering help and advice to carers


http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect
The latest guidance from the NHS


http://www.carersweek.org
Annual national event celebrating carers


http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/
Advice on counselling and issues like stress and bereavement


http://carewelluk.org/
Website for carers, by carers offering useful tips on staying healthy and happy


http://stroke.org.uk
UK charity offering stroke information and support


http://www.alzheimers.org.uk
UK charity offering Alzheimer's information and support


http://www.disability-grants.org
A guide to grants for the disabled


http://www.independentage.org
Advice and support for older age


http://www.rehab-recovery.co.uk/
A free helpline and intervention service for people with eating disorders. Call: 0800 088 6686


http://www.stairliftsreviews.co.uk/100-best-disability-blogs/
100 Best Blogs for Disabled People and Carers


http://www.rehab4alcoholism.com
A free helpline and intervention service for people with alcoholism and mental health problems. Call: 0800 111 4108


https://www.cinemauk.org.uk/key-issues/disability-and-access/cea-card/
Support for disabled people and carers to visit the cinema


https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/money-saving-tips-and-discounts-for-disabled-people
Money saving tips and discounts for disabled people and their carers


http://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue
Free online courses from The Open University


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Support for Carers Leicestershire is funded by Leicestershire County Council. However, we rely on donations to enhance the services we provide for carers in the area. If you would like to support us please contact us.