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WHAT IS SELF CARE?

Self care is about looking after yourself in a healthy way. It can be anything from brushing your teeth, doing some exercise, managing common conditions (like headaches, colds and flu) or living with a long-term health problem, such as asthma or diabetes.

For more information please click on the link to 'latest news' on the right hand side of this page.

 

Are you cared for, or a carer?

Are you a carer? Is the person that helps you in your daily activities a carer?

Please find out what you are entitled to, and the help that is available to you, by accessing the link below to the NHS Choices website.

http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/Pages/CarersDirectHome.aspx

In addition, The North Yorkshire County Council website provides very useful information relating to services and support in our practice area.  This information is available by accessing the link below.

http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/article/23004/Health-and-social-care

Our local carers support centre is Hambleton & Richmondshire Carers Centre. It is a registered charity providing free, confidential support for carers.

For more information please visit their website at: www.hrcarers.org.uk  

Tel: 01609 780872 Or email: info@hrcarers.org.uk

If you are caring for someone, full-time or part-time, you could be eligible for a Carer Discount Card.  Please see the leaflet below for more information:

Carers discount card

 



 
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