Bradshaw Medical Centre

Bradshaw Street, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire WN50AB
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Carers Direct

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know – we may be able to help you.Content Supplied by NHS Choices

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links to 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?

Contact Carers Direct

Tel: 0808 802 0202
Web: Helpline Information
Office Hours: Lines are open 8:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday to Friday, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Contact Carers Local Team

Tel: 01942 705959


Address: Carers Registration Scheme, 3-5 Frederick Street, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3BD

Finance and Law

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