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Lanarkshire Carers

Lanarkshire Carers | South Lanarkshire Council
CategoryWellbeing, Funerals
ServiceLanarkshire Carers
DescriptionLanarkshire 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 are commissioned by Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership to provide Adult Carer Support Services to carers living in Lanarkshire.

Early intervention and prevention is key to ensuring carers continue to manage and do not reach crisis point. Lanarkshire Carers works in partnership with a range of organisations and services that can help carers.

The support and services that Lanarkshire Carers provide include:

Adult Carer Support Plans

Support with Emergency Planning and Anticipatory 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 demands and regular routine of caring

Helping carers to feel confident in their caring roles and look after their own Health and Wellbeing through our Carer Training Programme

Our Carer Counselling Service can help you to achieve personal outcomes that might be important to you and manage the day-to-day demands of your caring role

Dedicated support for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities including bi-lingual support

Tailored support for Young Adult Carers (aged 18-25)

Support when engaging with social work and partner organisations

Carer Legal Clinics where carers can obtain advice on topics such as Guardianship and Power of Attorney with a solicitor

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

AreaSouth Lanarkshire
Phone01698 428090 / 01236 755550