Care Select E-Book

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Please see below a link to the Care Select E-book on the Care Choices website which you may find useful. http://www.carechoices.co.uk/publications/care-select/

Downs Syndrome Association

posted in: Health, News

The Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) offers advice, information and support on all aspects of living successfully with Down’s syndrome. You can call the DSA National Helpline on 0333 1212 300 to speak to one of their specialist Information Officers who … Read More

How to Set up a Carers Self-Help Group

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How to set up a Carers Self-Help Group The following resources have been produced to provide practical guidance for anyone looking to set up a self-help group. We hope it will resource more people within Slough to set up local … Read More

Slough Carers Advice Leaflet

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Slough Carers have put together an excellent information and advice leaflet covering all sorts of information which will be useful to Carers and their families. Click the link for a downloadable copy of the Carers Leaflet

Priority Power Supply in the event of a power cut

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Remember if you or the person you care for has electrical equipment – hoists, NIV machines, oxygen machines etc, you can register with the SEB for priority supply in the event of a power cut. https://www.sse.co.uk/help/accessibility/electrical-medical-equipment-and-power-cuts#item1

Independent Financial Advice

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Under the Care Act duties the council becomes responsible for providing residents with independent financial information and advice, which is fundamental to enabling people to make well informed choices about how they pay for their care and support. Slough Borough … Read More

Carers rights and the Care Act

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The NHS has a wealth of web information available and it is all well worth exploring. This article does a great job of explaining the Carers Act and Carers Rights. http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/Pages/carers-rights-care-act-2014.aspx

Carers Health and Wellbeing Advice

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We love this page from Carers Oxfordshire which has some great tips for Carers Health and Wellbeing. http://www.carersoxfordshire.org.uk/cms/content/carers-health-and-wellbeing-0

What is a Carer’s Assessment

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The Care Act gives all unpaid carers the legal right to an assessment of their needs, called a Carer’s Assessment. This gives you the opportunity to talk about your needs as a carer and what would help you with your … Read More

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