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10 carer-friendly organisations in Bath and North East Somerset
When you’re busy looking after someone else it can be hard to know what support is available and where to turn. But seeking help is an important step towards getting and staying well. Luckily there are many fantastic local services as well as The Carers’ Centre in Bath and North East Somerset that can support you in your caring role. We’ve pulled together a list of carer-friendly local organisations and how they could help you.
The Carers' Centre
We’re a charity dedicated to helping unpaid carers, of all ages, throughout Bath and North East Somerset. We offer lots of free and fantastic services to help support your health and wellbeing.
Community Wellbeing Hub
The Hub brings together other organisations in the area to offer a range of services such as mental and physical health support, employment and income guidance and during the pandemic they have delivered emergency food to those in need.
Age UK B&NES
Support for older people and carers aged 50+. They offer a source of advice, information, companionship and support.
Bath Mind provide a range of information, advice, groups and services to support your mental wellbeing.
Citizens Advice Bureau B&NES
They offer free, impartial advice and information on a range of issues, including housing, benefits and debt.
Work with those suffering from memory loss (Alzheimer’s and dementia). They offer a day care centre which enables carers to take some time for themselves.
They provide transport for short journeys around Bath and North East Somerset at discounted rates for those who are older, frail or disabled.
Clean Slate Training & Employment
They can help you improve your financial wellbeing by supporting you to find work, help managing your money and advice about getting online.
Developing Health and Independence (DHI)
Run group sessions and offer support to families and carers of those with drug and alcohol addiction.
They provide support to families and carers of people with a life-limiting illness, respecting the uniqueness of each patient and their family.