Supporting Unpaid Carers

We care for unpaid carers by providing support, advice and training. 

Latest Updates

Welcome Back

We are happy to welcome you back to the centre and more face to face activities from 1st August 2021. Some of our activities will now be taking place at The Old Lyonians grounds at 74 Pinner View HA1 4QF. This wonderful space means we can meet in a socially distanced manner but still be social! We had a great time at The Old Lyonians during carers week and look forward to seeing many more of you there as well as at the centre.
In order to protect you and our staff, we ask that all those attending any face to face activity or meeting to take a covid test before they attend (or at least twice a week for very frequent attendees) and answer negatively to the now standard questions about covid symptoms, contact with those who have covid and travel abroad. Self-test kits are available from pharmacies free. Do call us if you have any queries about this.

JOIN OUR FANTASTIC CARE SUPPORT TEAM!

We are Looking for motivated and caring people with a desire to help others to join our dedicated Care Support team! Please
e-mail homecare@harrowcarers.org or call 03300 882224 for more information! Full training provided

Welcome Back To Face To Face Groups

We have added some excellent new support groups this summer. Support groups are now available for parent carers, cancer carer, dementia carers and those caring for a partner. Lets go through the year supporting each other!

Help with your health and well-being

We take a holistic approach to support.

We run workshops, clubs, counselling sessions, advisory services and other activities. We aim to make you feel better. We help you with stress management, mindfulness and well-being to boost your confidence and positivity.

New Working For Carers Video

We not only help you get back into work, but also care for your well-being and mental health.

Our experienced advisors in the Working for Carers Programme are dedicated to helping you become more confident and find a job that fits your caring schedule.

Homecare Service

Caring for someone is mentally and physically demanding.

You may need additional help or some downtime from your caring duties. Our fully trained Care Support Workers can step in to support you as much or as little as you want, whether it’s occasional help or something more regular.

Check out our Carers’ Guide

As a carer there is lots of help, advice and support available, the problem is knowing where to find the information, this guide will outline your rights as a carer and give you details, information and guide you to where you can get practical help and support in Harrow.

Join our fantastic team

We would like to hear from you if you are ready to offer your skills to support our charity.
We are always looking for dedicated people who are willing to give up their time as a volunteer to help us offer the best service to our unpaid carers as well as those who would like to join our team on a more permanent role. Please have a look at the specific volunteering and full time roles we are looking for and contact us to register your interest.

 

Our Blog

Support for Carers – Carers Assessments

Support for Carers – Carers Assessments

Like nurses and teachers, carers are one of the unsung heroes in the UK.  You are a carer if you care for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without your support. What many of us don’t realise...

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Financial Support for Carers – Grants

Financial Support for Carers – Grants

As a country, we are slowly coming around to recognising the invaluable contribution made by the thousands of unpaid carers across the UK. Several organisations, charities and projects such as Carers Trust and their network partners, Working for Carers and others have...

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