Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour?
Wigan and Leigh Carers
Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre, 3 – 5 Frederick Street, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3BD are available to offer support to carers and can be contacted on 01942 705959, http://www.wiganandleighcarerscentre.org.uk/. You can register as a carer with the Carers Centre and also with the surgery and registration forms are available from the Carers Centre or from the surgery.
Dementia Carer Support Group – our PPG runs a support group for carers of people with dementia. This is held on the last Monday of each month from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm at Shevington Methodist Church. Please contact Beryl on 01257 424826 or Joan on 01257 252001 for further details.
In addition to this, 40 minute Dementia Awareness Sessions are also held on a regular basis in Shevington. These sessions are for individuals and local groups who are interested in learning more about dementia.
There is also a ‘Memories Group’ which meets on the first and third Friday of every month between 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm at the Methodist Church in Shevington.
For more information about the Dementia Awareness Sessions or the ‘Memories Group’, please contact Jane on 07984 240253
Let us know
Your GP needs to know so you can be offered the right information, support and access to services. GP surgeries have to compile information for the government about the numbers of carers attached to the surgery so your information will help them to do this.
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There is more information about help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability on the NHS website.