NICE has added a new quality standard to its existing guidelines on supporting adult carers published in January, outlining expectations of good practice in terms of advice and support for unpaid carers.
Discharge from hospital can be problematic from the carer's point of view. There have been many issues raised with us this past year. SCC and the NHS are aware of these issues and want to improve the process. Please take part in our survey, being run with Healthwatch Surrey
The Government has updated its guidance on PPE for unpaid family or friend carers who are looking after someone who lives in a different house. There's also information on getting PPE for those carers, if they're finding it difficult.
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.