Helping carers to continue caring and have a life of their own
A carer is someone who helps another person in their day to day life. This is usually a relative or friend. It is not the same as someone who provides care professionally or through a voluntary organisation.
There are 6.5 million carers in the UK. This is one in 10 of the population. In North Lincolnshire there are over 19,000 carers which equates to 11 per cent of the population.
The Family Carer Team
The Family Carer Team works within North Lincolnshire Adult Services. The team’s primary focus is on the needs of the carer, keeping them well and enabling them to live their life while undertaking a caring role. The team will be able to support carers with the following:
To find out more please call 01724 298393.
Community Champion Awards - nominate your carer
Nominations for the 2018 Community Champion Awards are now open. The Community Champion Awards recognise truly inspirational achievements from people in North Lincolnshire communities. All too often, achievements are not highlighted but these awards make sure that people are rewarded for their amazing compassion and hard work.
Did you know there is a category for carers? Do you know someone you would like to nominate? Complete the online nomination form or contact the Community Recreation Team on 01724 297270 or email@example.com for a nomination form.