Young Adult Carers (YAC) are young people aged 16-25 who provide unpaid care to a relative, family member or friend who cannot cope without their help. This could be looking after someone who has a disability, long term health condition, mental health problem or addiction to drugs or alcohol. The care provided by a YAC […]
Fuel Poverty Project supporting you with: Advice & Information on energy efficiency Where possible, help maximise household income and reduce debts through benefits checks Registration to the Priority Services Register (PSR) CO safety advice and access to free CO alarms Application for Locking Cooker Valves for the Cared For with Dementia One-to-One appointments Carers Advice […]
Do you need a break from your caring role? Look no further we can help! Replacement care, also known as Respite care is temporary care or support that gives the person’s main carer a break. We know that having a break from a caring role can improve the physical and mental wellbeing of the carer, […]
We know that carers, in particular, are finding themselves cut off from support networks which previously would have helped them deal with their caring role. If you or someone you know is a carer and are experiencing loneliness and isolation during this time then get in touch with our brand new service – Carers Connect. […]
Increasing carer diversity and inclusion 10% of the population in Swansea are from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background; many of whom will be carers. The BAME carers face additional difficulties as they care – struggling with language barriers, accessing culturally appropriate services and with stereotyping around caring. This puts them at greater […]
Our newest project is a Male Carers support service for Swansea. Des Barnett is the newly appointed Male Carers Worker.
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