If you provide help for someone, such as family, friends, or neighbours who couldn’t cope without you it is important to know how to help them as best you can, and to look after your own health and wellbeing. In Warwickshire, the following services may be able to help you:
- Care Companion – a free 24/7 online tool full of information to support carers and their cared-for, also providing Covid-19 updates from reliable sources. Registering sets up a confidential profile to access all information tailored to your circumstances.
- Carers Trust - Support carers across Coventry and Warwickshire including Warwickshire Carer Wellbeing Service
- EQuIP (Equality and Inclusion Partnership) also have resources for carers such as template letters and a contingency plan
- Sudden have published Covid-19 bereavement advice if you are caring for someone bereaved
More advice and information about the wellbeing services available to support you during this difficult time.
If you care for people with dementia, please visit the Living Well with Dementia in Warwickshire.
Local hospices can offer bereavement advice and support. Some are extending their offer of support to those who have not previously used their services. Please visit individual hospice websites for more information and for ways to get in touch.
- The Myton Hospice 01926 492518
- Mary Ann Hospice 024 7686 5440
- Shakespeare Hospice 01789 266852
- Acorns Children’s Hospice 01564 82 5037
- Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice 024 7636 1675
Marie Curie Telephone Bereavement Support line 0800 090 2309 is a free national listening support service for people who have been bereaved due to terminal illness.