Each year, Carers Rights Day brings organisations across the UK together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to.
Join us on 26th November 2020 for one, or more of the following sessions. These will be held online via Zoom.
Rights when going into hospital or care home: 10am – 11am
In this session, we will be discussing what to consider and what your rights are if your loved one goes into hospital or a care home.
Benefits Hints and Tips: 11am – 12pm
In this session, we will be discussing how to become and appointee for someone and giving you some useful information about how to successfully apply for benefits for you or the person you care for.
Mental Capacity and managing someone’s affairs: 1pm – 2pm
This session will look at how mental capacity is assessed and how this needs to be carefully considered when managing somebody’s affairs
Caring during COVID – session for professionals: 2pm – 3pm
We’re inviting professionals from a range of backgrounds to join us to hear more about the challenges that adult carers are facing during this difficult period and discuss the support that North Tyneside Carers’ Centre is offering during this time.
Carers Rights in work: 3pm – 4pm
This session will look at your rights as a carer in work including how to request flexible working arrangements.
Commonsense Confidentiality: 4pm – 5pm
This session is for carers who support someone with a mental health condition. Paul Nicol from Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust will deliver an information session about Commonsense Confidentiality and how this can empower carers to request the information they need to continue caring.
How to get the best from a Carers’ Wellbeing Assessment: 6pm -7pm
Join us to find out about Carers’ Wellbeing Assessments and how they could be of benefit to you in your caring role.
To sign up for any of these free sessions on 26th November 2020 please
· Call us on 0191 643 2998
· Email firstname.lastname@example.org
· Send us a message via our website: https://www.northtynesidecarers.org.uk/contact-us/