Carers Champions in adult and children's services
Our Carers Champions are staff who have volunteered to take on this additional role. They liaise with staff in their teams to remind everyone of the importance of identifying, valuing, and supporting carers. We discuss your needs as a Carer with you to enable us to signpost you for additional support as required. For example, we may signpost you to Carers in Herts.
Use this link to complete a carer's assessment. If you would like more information, help, advice or urgent support please call Hertfordshire County Council on 0300 123 4040.
Partnership in Care
When the person you care for is in hospital, Partnership in Care helps you be involved as much as you want to be. Wards have open visiting hours so that carers can offer support at times that are convenient to them.
All of our staff receive training in how to identify young carers and what support is available to them.
We have engaged with young carers through attending their young carers youth council meeting and other young carers events. This has enabled us to understand what matters to them and how best to support them.
Our staff signpost young carers to Young Carers in Herts you can also call on 01992 586969
How to contact us
If you would like any further information, please contact the Patient Experience team.
We have a guide 'The Carers Handbook' that explains how to get help and support in your caring role.
You can also go to the Carers in Hertfordshire website or call them on 01992 58 69 69
The Hertfordshire County Council website provides useful information about support for carers.
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