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Please ensure you see the Nurse for your Annual Health Check! Pre-book in advance. If you cant make the appointment for whatever reason please let us know so it can be offered to others.


Carers


Please let us know if you are a carer! Did you know you are entitled to an annual health check & flu vaccination and much more. See reception for further details


Named Accountable GP


All patients that register at Cassio Surgery will be given a Named Accountable GP who will take lead responsibility for their care. You will be informed when you register who that is.   


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Would you recommend Cassio to your friends & family? Ask for a 'Friends and Family test' form from reception or complete now online


Friends & Family Test


CARER INFORMATION

Content Supplied by NHS Choices A carer is someone of any age who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems.

We understand that as a carer you will face particular challenges and want to offer you support. Please make sure you register as a carer, at reception.

Some of the services that we currently offer are:

  • Annual health check
  • Flu vaccination each autumn
  • A dedicated carers noticeboard in the waiting room where you can find newletters and leaflets
  • A carer champion who is your practice contact and available if you need help or advice

 The Carers Champion's is Eileen Singleton and she can be contacted in a number of ways:

By calling 01923 226 011 or by calling into the surgery.

The following websites have lots of very useful information for carers in this area:

www.carersinherts.org.uk Tel: 01992586969

www.carers.org Tel:08448004361

Herts Help Tel:03001234044

Breakaway for Carers- volunatary sitting service 01442454280

Products to assist patients and carers with dementia or memory loss www.unforgettable.org

 

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.



 
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