Battersea Fields Practice

3 Austin Road, Battersea, London SW11 5JP

Information for carers

At Battersea Fields Practice we try to provide extra support for carers. We have a carers meeting every 6 months.

Future Meeting Date: 12th October 2017 at 2pm at the Austin Rd surgery.

Our Patient Pathway Co-Ordinator ELAINE HIRD is also our Carers Lead. She is available to speak to if you need support as a Carer. We will also help you to maintain your own health. We will also try and help you to balance caring with other aspects of your life, like work and family, looking at both your current and future needs.

For more information please Click Here to read our Carers leaflet.

NHS Choices has a wealth of information regarding Carers. Please see the links below for further information.

Caring for a patient

Please Click Here to watch a video in caring for a patient.

Telling people you are a carer

Caring for someone can make it difficult to make or maintain friendships. Telling your friends you’re a Carer is important. They may be able to help support you. Please Click Here for more information of the support you can get.

Taking a break

Caring for someone can be a demanding and full time job. It’s important to take time out for yourself too. Please Click Here to read a guide to accessing respite and breaks.

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