Nobody asks to be a family carer, it just happens, and it could be YOU!
If you are providing help to or are looking after a friend, relative or neighbour with practical, personal or emotional support, find out how Telford & Wrekin Carers Centre can help you with information and support.
Our services are FREE and confidential. We are here to care for YOU, the carer....
For more information go to http://telfordcarers.org.uk/
Please follow this link to the Carers strategy Leaflet.
Healthy Lifestyle Hub
The Healthy Lifestyle Hub is part of First Point Telford, located at Southwater One. It serves as a single point of access to a range of health promotion and lifestyle change programs and is designed to improve the health and well-being of the residents of Telford and Wrekin. It also acts as a source of health information and advice to members of the public and health professionals.
The team offer short opportunistic advice or health information, extending to a brief intervention on a specific lifestyle or undertake a full lifestyle screening depending on the client's level of engagement.
For more information go to http://www.telford.gov.uk/info/20087/healthy_telford/687/healthy_lifestyle_hub
MyLife is the Telford and Wrekin Adult Social Services website and is designed to help you to find the right help, at the right time to promote independence.
You can use MyLife to find advice, information and guidance about how to help yourself, family members and friends. It also gives information about services that are available in the community that you can approach for help without having to come to the Council first.
You can visit MyLife at http://telford.mylifeportal.co.uk/home/DefaultAlt2.aspx
Health Champions are local community volunteers who care about the health and well-being of those around them. They can bring their own life experiences to improve health and well-being within their communities, including circles of familites, friends and workplaces.
X-Pert Patient Program (Diabetes)
Telford and Wrekin CCG has commisioned some free patient courses for people with diabetes and their carers.
Delivered by the Shropshire Community NHS Trust, the X-Pert courses run over 6 weeks with one session of two and half hours per week.
More details about these courses and other information are below:
Telford Crisis Support
Telford Crisis Network was established in November 2012 and includes local service providers from public, private and third sector organisations who have agreed to work co-operatively to provide a more efficient, effective and co-ordinated network of support services for people in crisis in Telford & Wrekin
We share a vision that "no one in the borough of Telford and Wrekin should need to go without the basic essentials to keep themselves and their families, fed, clean, clothed, warm and healthy"
For more information http://www.telfordsupport.org.uk/telford-crisis-network/ or telephone 01952 459258