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Carers Direct

Warrington Carers Week 2020

WIRED Digital Events Guide

Carers week events (using zoom voice and video calling – see the bottom of page for details)

Monday 8 June 2020

11-11.45am Mindful Meditation Session with Lynsey (our Mindfulness Instructor)

Find a comfy, quiet spot and join in and relax.

Tuesday 9 June 2020

10am-12noon Zoom Coffee Morning – make a cuppa, get comfy and join us for a chat – all the team will be available for a catch-up – see you there.

Wednesday 10 June 2020

11-11.45am Mindful Meditation Session with Lynsey (our Mindfulness Instructor)

Find a comfy, quiet spot join in and relax.

Thursday 11 June 2020

10am-12noon Zoom Coffee Morning – make a cuppa, get comfy and join us for a chat – all the team will be available for a catch-up – see you there.

Friday 12 June 2020

12noon Carers General Knowledge Prize Quiz - complete the quiz and submit it easily using your mobile phone, tablet or computer

Surveymonkey link will be text to registered carers – the quiz will be time limited for 20 minutes from 12noon.

1st Prize £100, 2nd £50, 3rd £25

tie-break will be decided by which entry completed the quiz in the shortest time

How to register for the sessions

Call us on 01925 633492 or email wcsadmin1@wired.me.uk for the registration details to our Zoom session. Telephone line open 9am-4pm Monday to Friday, email bookings can be made at any time - once we have received your email we will respond with confirmation and the link to access the event.

Once you receive your registration and enter your details for the session you will be placed in a waiting room where the host will grant assess, we will be limiting the participants on each session so come early to avoid disappointment:

https://wired.me.uk/services/warrington-carers-week-events-guide-adult-carers

Content Supplied by NHS Choices

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the under-65s

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.

    Benefits for the over-65s

    Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

  • Carer's Assement

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring



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