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South Gloucestershire Council

South Gloucestershire Council


About carers

Carers, sometimes called family carers, are relatives, friends or neighbours who look after someone who cannot manage at home without them

Adult carers

Advice and information for adult carers.

Advocacy for carers

Information on how people with care needs, including carers themselves, can access advocacy services.​

Carers Week 8-14 June 2015

An annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight challenges that carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK

Respite care

Advice and support for adult carers who care for the elderly, adults with physical or sensory impairments and adults with learning difficulties. 

Shared lives

A scheme to match adults with learning difficulties with carers in the local community.

Young carers

​Advice and information for young carers.