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Carers

Carers First Waltham Forest

If you look after a relative, partner, child or friend who couldn’t manage without your support due to illness or disability, then you are a carer.

Carers in Waltham Forest can access free information, advice and support from Waltham Forest Carers First.

Carers First is an independent charity offering:

  • Emotional and practical support
  • Advice
  • Information
  • Guidance
  • Statutory carers assessments
  • Training
  • Events
  • Social Groups
  • Short break respite
  • Activities trips

Contact Carers First on 0300 303 1555, email info@carersfirst.org.uk  or visit www.carersfirst.org.uk for more information.

You can request a referral to Waltham Forest Carers First from reception staff at this practice. They can also provide you with a Carers Pack full of useful information, and will make sure your doctor knows that you are caring.

You may also wish to visit the Carers UK website, where you can download a free Carers Rights Guide.

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