Important! Patient Pharmacy Feedback needed before 14th March 2024 Covid-19 spring vaccination programme set to start HOPE Programme - Isolation & Low Level Anxiety and Depression You can now see and access your prescriptions electronically in the NHS App February Patient Newsletter Zeus Trial Carer’s Coffee Afternoon Raising funds for Torbay Hospital Breast Care Unit Friends and Family Test - Results
Support for Friends and Family Carers
Do you provide support to a partner, relative, friend or neighbour who couldn’t cope without your help? This could be due to old age, frailty, disability, a serious health condition, mental ill health or substance misuse. If the answer is yes, you are an Carer.
Many carers do not identify themselves as a carer. Instead, they see themselves as someone’s partner, relative or friend who is simply ‘doing their best’ to help someone.
There are many benefits of being identified as a carer, which include:
If you would like to register as a carer, please collect a registration form from reception, or click here to download a registration form. This will soon be available to access through our KLINIC system, where there will be an “unpaid carer” option to select.
If you have ticked the box asking to be referred to the Carer Support worker, Sarah will contact you to offer support, or arrange a Carers Health and Wellbeing Assessment.
Why not come along to our Carer’s coffee afternoon, that runs on the last Tuesday of the month, 1-3pm at Brixham Community Centre, to meet and chat with other unpaid carers. For more information please follow this link: https://compasshousemedical.com/carers-coffee-afternoon
Meet our Carer Support Worker:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9am-5pm
Or call the main practice telephone number (01803 855897), or email the surgery on firstname.lastname@example.org so the Carer Support Worker can contact you directly.
• Free Health and Wellbeing Checks
• A free flu jab each year
• Someone to talk to
• Discounts, finance and benefits advice
• Free Hospital Parking*
Ask us about a free Carer’s Passport:
Free Emergency Card + back-up plan
New Carers Registration Form: