Most carers don't see themselves as carers - they see themselves as someone who's looking after a relative or a friend. Carers can be of any age and don't just look after someone who's elderly - they could be caring for someone with a disability or nearing the end of life.
We recognise that many carers don't know about or receive much support. We now have a named Carer's Coordinator, Jennie Wilson, who has developed a pack of useful information and is also available for just a chat! She works alongside our doctors and nurses to ensure we recognise who are carers are, and offer support and signpost to appropriate services in a timely manner.
Please contact Jennie at the surgery.