Pledge Wall

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The Carers Centre for Brighton & Hove pledges to raise awareness of issues affecting carers by holding a series of events during the Carers Week this year.

Within the week we want to have new conversations and relationships with businesses, organisations and individuals. Please get in touch.

To offer flexible appointments that fit around caring responsibilities.

To make sure carers know where to go for advice and information about caring.

To identify carers and proactively offer support with their health and wellbeing. For example, with a health check or free flu jab.

To ensure carers have the information and training to care safely and well.

To improve the lives of registered unpaid carers in Brighton. We will help to spread the word about being Healthy and Connected. To offer support to carers by making it easier to identify them on our new patient registration forms. We pledge dedicated help for young carers

Warmdene Surgery – Brighton

To offer flexible appointments that fit around caring responsibilities.

To make sure carers know where to go for advice and information about caring.

To identify carers and proactively offer support with their health and wellbeing. For example, with a health check or free flu jab.

To ensure carers have the information and training to care safely and well.

As part of Carers Week 2018, Warmdene Surgery would like to pledge the following – • Proactively keep ALL carers up to date with the latest Carers News via our seasonal newsletter • Maintain an up to date carers register within the surgery • Keep the carer’s notice board up to date and with useful information, including carers packs and leaflets • Support the annual carers week • Maintain good links with our cares organisation and invite them into annual flu clinics and over carers week • Invite carers in for the annual flu vaccine – proactively invite • Nominate a carers champion who can liaise with the local carers centre • Proactively identify new carers – campaigns run at regular intervals e.g. through questions on registration forms/slips on waiting room chairs • Keep all staff updated with the latest carers information and make sure all clinicians can identify and signpost carers (via the carers champion) • GPs treating carers as equal partners in care, sharing information in the patient’s best interests with informed patient consent. • Offering carers more flexible appointments if needed – recording on patients records to make it easily identifiable to reception staff.

Pavilion Doctors Surgery - Brighton

To offer flexible appointments that fit around caring responsibilities.

To make sure carers know where to go for advice and information about caring.

To identify carers and proactively offer support with their health and wellbeing. For example, with a health check or free flu jab.

We pledge to support unpaid carers in the community, and to reach out to hidden ones. To show praise and appreciation for all the hard work they carry out on a daily basis. To share information about how carers can improve and maintain their own health and well-being whilst continuing with their daily roles.

Benfield Valley Healthcare Hub

We will display posters in our waiting room and will display some slides on our display screen outlining information on carers week.

Volunteering Matters

Talk to people who are carers of people with dementia at the Dementia Cafes. Ask if they need support and know where to get it (refer to Carers Hub). 

The Avenue Surgery Brighton

We will be promoting Carers Week at The Avenue Surgery and on our Practice website.

Home Instead

To identify and support employees who may be informal carers alongside their formal caring role.