Carers Advice

Are You a Carer?

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

The surgery has a close link with a local carers support group. Through this relationship we are able to help you access additional help and support in your caring role. Why not come and have a chat with our Carer's Champion and see how we can help you.


Your Local Carer's Support Group 

11 Redcombe Lane, Brigg, North Lincolnshire, DN20 8AU

Telephone: 01652 650585

Registered Charity Number: 1070028

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999


Additional Information

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. 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?

Finance and Law

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