A carer is anyone, including children and adults who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction and cannot cope without their support. The care they give is unpaid.
This page is to help direct you to someone who can help you to gain the advice and support you need.
Carers Trust East Midlands
Carers Trust East Midlands carers services support over 800 family carers and the people they care for across Derbyshire. They offer a flexible, professional care service to people of all ages with a range of health conditions and disabilities.
Telephone: 0115 9628920
A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.
Telephone: 0300 772 9600
Derbyshire Carers Association
Derbyshire Carers Association recognise that the responsibility of caring for someone who cannot manage at home without help often places great physical and emotional strain upon the Carer. Whether you care for someone for a few hours a week or for 24 hours a day, they can offer you a wide range of confidential and independent services, helping you to care.
Telephone: 01663 745500
Carers in Derbyshire
If you’ve just become a carer, or had an increase in your caring responsibilities, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to getting help and support.
Carers UK are there to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.
Telephone: 020 7378 4999
Creative Carers is for people over 18 who look after someone living in Derby (partner, family, member, friend or relative) informally.
Telephone: 01332 22 77 11
Derby City Council
Carers support information in Derby.
NHS Social Care and Support Guide
If you or someone you know needs help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability, the NHS website explains your options and where you can get support.