The Carers Centre - Bath and North East Somerset

The Carers Centre - Bath and North East Somerset

At a glance

Causes

  • Social care

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

We are a local charity dedicated to supporting the thousands of people caring for their loved ones in Bath and the surrounding areas. We provide trusted information, advice and support to anyone looking after their loved ones. Help help young people from 5 years old and adults, at any stage in their caring role.

We enable people to improve their health and wellbeing by connecting them to others, and by helping them to take control of their caring role. We strive to work with our wider community to improve recognition and support for unpaid carers.

Activities

Support Line providing 1-1 information, practical advice, support and signposting alongside support planning and my caring role an opportunity to explore what you would like to happen in an emergency. 

Wellbeing activities - a range of free creative and physical activities delivered in a group setting.

Carer Cafe's - social and supportive opportunities for all carers to connect with others who understand their situation,  alongside condition specific cafes for those caring for people with dementia, mental health or have have been recently bereaved. 

Day trips such as walks with their loved ones, meals out or visits to local venues

Carers Voice and Youth Council meet regularly to discuss how they can influence local and national support for carers alongside support  the day to day work of the charity.

Work with schools to raise awareness of young carers and how they can be supported

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