Are you a carer? You are not alone - one in ten people in Norfolk look after ill or disabled relatives or loved ones.
As a service we understand that caring for someone can be challenging, rewarding and at times lonely. There are a number of services available to support you and the person you are caring for.
We can provide information to help keep you and the person you are caring for safe from fire. We have lots of advice and guidance that can help you reduce the risk of fire including this video which will show you the risks in the home. We have a self checker which you can use to check your home and gives you tips on ways to reduce fire risks. It may be that you, or the person you are caring, for may be eligible for a free Home Fire Risk Check please click here to check.
Norfolk County Council has a large range of aides that can help the person you are caring for. Click here to Find out more about assistive technology.
Norfolk Carers Support [formerly known as the Carers Forum] can provide advice and support to carers of all ages. To find out how Norfolk Carers Support can help you click here www.carersforum.org.uk after April 2013 click here www.norfolkcarerssupport.org
The Carers Council for Norfolk has lots of information about your rights as a carer and how to access information and support- click here to find out more www.carerscouncilnorfolk.org.uk