Carers in Surrey are starting to be called for their vaccine, as the government rolls out the vaccination for groups 5 and 6 (which includes qualifying carers). Find out more on our vaccination page – including a reminder of how to register with your GP 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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Toilet training

Toilet training can be tricky if your child has additional needs such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Join Mark Brown to look at how to make the process fun and more manageable for everyone involved.

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Moving and Handling - 'sit to stand' session

Do you have to help someone get out of bed, or up from a chair? Our Moving and Handling team can show you how to do it safely - for you and the person you're looking after.

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How we've helped Surrey's carers during the pandemic...

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

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Adult carers attending one of our online events or support groups.

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Carer identification letters sent - referenced as best practice by UK Gov.

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.

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What's happening at Action for Carers and the wider caring world...

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Say yes to Question 24 in the Census

This year's Census will ask if you are a carer. It's vital all carers say yes to this question to ensure the right support and services are provided.

Adult carers
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Caring to the End

SCC and the NHS in Surrey have launched a new website called 'Caring to the End' to help carers understand what's involved when the person they care for is reaching the end of their life.

Adult carers