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Mental Health Carers

The Leicester Mental Health Carers Project provides emotional and practical support to carers of adults with mental health problems, including dementia, living in Leicester City.

 

What we do:

 

  • We provide 1:1 support for carers based on their own individual needs
  • We provide support, information and advice to carers about a variety of issues related to caring including mental health, medication and local mental health services
  • We liaise with relevant agencies and professionals
  • We signpost/refer carers to other agencies where appropriate
  • We provide a monthly Carers Group where carers can have a break from caring, meet other carers and participate in a therapeutic activity such as Card Making or Playing Bingo
  • We hold a monthly Carers Drop-in at The Bradgate Mental Health Unit
  • We provide day trips and activities for carers

 

Our service is:

 

  • Free and confidential
  • Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

 

Criteria for referrals:

 

The person being cared for must:

 

  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Live in Leicester City
  • Suffer from a mental health problem

 

Referral process:

We have an open referral system so accept referrals from anyone including self-referrals from carers.

 

Contact details:

General Enquiry Line- 077 99 85 85 87

E-mail: leicestermentalhealthproject@carerstrustem.org

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Registered office:

19 Pelham Road

Sherwood

Nottingham

NG5 1AP

 

 

t: 0115 962 8920

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