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Young Carers Service

Learn about our services for young carers

Young Carers

Free Legal Advice for Carers

The Carers Association are working in Partnership
with Rothera Sharp Solicitors to ensure you have access
to quality legal advice

Legal Advice

Carers Training, Breaks and Events

Activities we have planned for Carers

Carers Breaks

Telephone Befriending Service (County Only)

Telephone befriending for lonely isolated Carers

Telephone Befriending

Carers in Employment

Supporting Carers at work makes business sense

Carers in Employment

Support Groups

These groups give Carers the opportunity to discuss problems and
share experiences together in an informal and relaxed atmosphere.

Find your local group

Carer Support and Carer Assessment Workers

Our offer information, advice and support to Carers on a wide range
of issues to assist them in their caring role.

DCA Workers

Emergency Planning

How does the Emergency Planning Service Work?

Emergency Planning

Carers Personal Budget - Derbyshire County

A Carer Personal Budget (formally known as a Carer’s Break Award or Grant) is an amount of money arising from a carer assessment, which is to support you in your caring role. It is not means tested and if you are eligible for this, you have a wide choice
about how the money is spent.

Carers Personal Budget

Hospital and GP Liaison

This specialist team help identify Carers at an early stage in their
caring role, enabling early intervention and support to prevent
a carers reaching crisis point.

Hospital and GP Liaison

Carers Pledge

The Pledge also challenges Hospitals and Employers to recognise
carers and discover more about the support that is available in

Carers Pledge

Carers As Ambassadors

The Ambassadors Programme aims to enable carers
to influence, shape and develop carer services in Derby city.

Carers As Ambassadors

Hospital Partnership Working

Working in partnership with Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Partnership Working