Carers in Derbyshire

If you’ve just become a carer, or had an increase in your caring responsibilities, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to getting help and support.

Twitter: @CarersinDerbys

Facebook: @carersinderbyshire


Carers Trust East Midlands

Carers Trust East Midlands Carers Services support over 800 family carers and the people they care for across Derbyshire. They offer a flexible, professional care service to people of all ages with a range of health conditions and disabilities.

Twitter: @CarersTrustEM

Facebook: @CTEastMidlands

Telephone: 0115 9628920



Social Care and Support Guide

The NHS has a wealth of information on the help available from social services and charities, including helplines, needs assessments, advocacy and reporting abuse.

Website: NHS: Help from social services and charities

Care Homes

Moving into a care home is a big decision and it can cost a lot of money. Before choosing a care home for you or someone you know, it’s worth considering all of the options.

Website: NHS: Care homes

Health Watch Derbyshire

Local and national support services and information for carers in Derbyshire.

Twitter: @HWDerbyshire

Facebook: @HealthwatchDerbyshire

Telephone: 01773 880786



Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777



Carers' Breaks and Respite Care

Respite care means taking a break from caring, while the person you care for is looked after by someone else. It lets you take time out to look after yourself and helps stop you becoming exhausted and run down. There are lots of respite care options available.

Website: NHS: Carers’ breaks and respite care

Derbyshire Carers Association

Derbyshire Carers Association recognise that the responsibility of caring for someone who cannot manage at home without help often places great physical and emotional strain upon the Carer. Whether you care for someone for a few hours a week or for 24 hours a day, they can offer you a wide range of confidential and independent services, helping you to care.

Twitter: @derbyshirecarer

Facebook: @derbyshirecarers

Telephone: 01663 745500