As the COVID vaccination is rolled out across Surrey, we have put together all the information you need about what this means for you as a carer.

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We have support available for all Surrey's carers. Young carers, adult carers, professionals who work with carers, simply click below to find the information which is right for you.

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Our events have changed a little but we're still here...

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New to Action for Carers?

Welcome! Whether you've just signed up or been on our books for a while, join us to find out more about the range of support we offer carers of all ages - practical, emotional and financial.

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Emotional Freedom Technique - tap therapy

Emotional Freedom Technique is an alternative therapy for anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and many other conditions. Join us to find out about how this calming technique might help you.

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Making an emergency care plan

If you couldn't look after the person you usually care for, who would step in, and what would they need to know? Join us to consider how to make a plan for emergencies.

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Help and support for carers...

We offer Surrey's carers all sorts of free support. Our expert teams have info on benefits and entitlements, we also run dedicated support groups and events. If you're having a tough time we have one to one support and can be on hand with advice.

Support groups

Support groups offer you the chance to chat with our staff, catch up with other carers

Money advice

Caring will often have a financial impact but there are benefits and entitlements in place to support you in your caring role.

One to one support

We can help you get to grips with your rights as a carer and help you plan so you can carry on with life outside of caring.

Every carer has a story...

There are more than 115,000 carers living in Surrey. They come from all walks of life and range in age from 5 to 95.

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Read Hasu's story

Hasu gave up a highly successful, international business in order to care for his wife and son. He thinks it's really important to ask for support when you need it.

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Read Sriya's story

Sriya looks after her elderly grandparents. She found it hard to manage all the extra responsibilities, but is doing well, and says that being a carer is very much part of who she is.

News and announcements

A round up of the local - and national - news affecting carers

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Avoid vaccination scams

A Surrey doctor explains how you will be contacted for your vaccination, and how to spot scams.

Adult carers
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Safe ways to pay others to shop on your behalf

As we are now in lockdown again, you may be unwilling or unadvised to go to the shops. You may be happy shopping on line, but you may also look to get help from a family member, neighbour, friend or other volunteer. If you do, it's important to know the ways to keep your money safe and protected.

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