Welcome to the
Somerset Carers Network Website for you. For
relatives and friends who care for people in Somerset with mental health
Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is committed to working with
carers. All our mental and physical health care services will work
in partnership with you wherever possible.
people who are caring for someone who is a patient of the mental health
services of Somerset Partnership, we carry out an assessment of your needs
and seek ways to help. For example, we may be able to provide a
short break from your caring role, or take steps to ensure your own health
care needs are addressed or that an assessment of your needs is carried
Who is a Carer?
A carer is
someone who provides or intends to provide practical and emotional support
to someone with a mental health problem. You may or may not
live with the person you care for. You may be a relative, partner, friend
or neighbour. You may be a young person, but now find yourself
in the position of needing to support an unwell person. The information
found here and in our
version is designed to assist carers in accessing information
will help them in their caring role.
see our support groups
page - New! An early dementia support group will run on 3rd August in
Carers App available to help carers & families look after themselves
England - New
guide gives vital support to carers
Courses for Carers
Your Carers Assessment Team
day breaks for carers
Health Carers Info
CAMHS MH Carers Info Pack
Carers Assessment & Support
Jan Chamberlain Caroline Mead
Carers Development Manager
email or call 01749 836633
email or call 01749
Courses and events - specifically designed
for Carers at various
locations around Somerset - See our
for booking forms and more information.
Would you like to become a member of
our NHS Foundation Trust?
Read more info
and join today!
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