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Lanarkshire Carers

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Lanarkshire Carers
Ground Floor Left, Princes Gate
60 Castle Street
Hamilton
ML3 6BU

Public phone: 01698 428090 / 01236 755550

Email: info@lanarkshirecarers.org.uk

Website URL: http://www.lanarkshirecarers.org.uk/

General information

Service offered: Lanarkshire Carers is a resource for carers across Lanarkshire to access information, advice and a range of direct support services to support them in their caring roles. We work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. Lanarkshire Carers is commissioned by Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership to provide Adult Carer Support Services. Early intervention and prevention is key to ensuring carers continue to manage and do not reach crisis point. Lanarkshire Carers empowers carers to sustain their caring role through a self-management approach, by working in partnership with a range of organisations and services that can support them. The support and services that we provide: Adult Carer Support Plans and Anticipatory Care Plans. Emotional and practical support on a one to one basis with the carer. Support to access a short break, enabling carers to take some time out from the routine of caring. Helping carers to feel confident in their caring role and look after their own health and wellbeing by accessing our carer training opportunities. Support when engaging with social work and other relevant partner organisations. Facilitating Carer Support Groups that help reduce isolation for carers and provide peer support. An opportunity for carers to have their voices heard to promote direct involvement and influence improvement in the planning and delivery of health and social care services. Support to carers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. Support to Young Adult Carers aged 18-25 years old.

Target group: Unpaid Carers.

Area served: Unpaid Carers living in North and South Lanarkshire.

How to contact: Phone(01698 428090 / 01236 755550)/Email/Website. Also on Social Media: Facebook: Lanarkshire Carers / Twitter: @Lan_Carers / Instagram: @lanarkshirecarerscentre

Availability

Monday: 9am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9am - 6.30pm

Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm

Friday: 9am - 4.30pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Level entrance. Disabled Parking available on request.

Other information

Languages other than English: Punjabi and Urdu.(Interpretation via Language Line available for additional languages)

Charity number: SCO29160

Year established: 1995

Staffing: 35 staff, 14 volunteers.

Public transport: Town centre location.

Record last checked: 01 September 2021

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