Support for carers

Local support groups for carers

Sutton has a number of different carer support groups which gives carers the opportunity to talk to other carers in similar caring situations who know what they are going through; and can offer support, sympathy, understanding and advice to help carers release some of the stress they may experience being a carer, and help them feel less isolated in their caring roles. Carers can attend any of the following support groups in Sutton by using the contact details below.

Aspergers parent/carers Support group
Support group for parents and carers of children with Aspergers. Meets bi-monthly on Thursdays 9.30 - 11.30am, at Sutton Civic Offices, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Learning disabilities carers support group
Support group for carers of people with a learning disability. Meets monthly on Tuesdays 10.30am - 12.30pm at  Sutton Civic Offices, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Mental health carers group
Support group for carers of people with mental health conditions. Meets monthly on Thursdays 12 - 2pm at Sutton Civic Offices, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Moving on group for former carers
Support group for former carers. Meets monthly on Tuesdays 1.30 - 3.30pm at Sutton Carers Centre, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Lone carers support group
Monthly support group for lone carers. Meets monthly on Saturdays 11am - 1pm at Sutton Carers Centre, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Evening support group for carers of people with dementia
Support group for carers of people with dementia run by Alzheimer’s Society. Meets monthly on Wednesdays  7.30- to 9.30pm, at Pandora House, sutton@alzheimers.org.uk, 020 8770 1875

Carer information and support programme (CrISP)
A four week programme for carers of people living with dementia covering issues such as understanding dementia, legal & money matters, support services and coping day to day, run by Alzheimer’s Society, sutton@alzheimers.org.uk, 020 8770 1875

Demenshare circle of support
Support service to connect carers of people with dementia to a circle of support, to make carer friends and access mutual information, advice and emotional support. Run by Age UK, circleofsupport@ageuksutton.org.uk, 020 8770 4091

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