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Have Your Say on Diabetes Structured Education

Morecambe Bay CCG is currently reviewing the structured education programmes/ courses currently being used to support patients at risk of or with diabetes (both type 1 and 2). This review will be used to inform the commissioning of future programmes to ensure that structured education meets the needs of the Morecambe Bay population.  

As part of the review we want to gather the views of local people about their experiences of diabetes specific structured education and how they wish to receive information, support and education about diabetes.

To take part in the survey and have your say on diabetes specific structured education programmes click here https://bit.ly/2VQbkkS

The survey will close on 6/12/19.

 

 

Carers Direct

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Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

LInda Robson is our carers contact here at the surgery and she can put you in touch with the local services, please ring her on the usual surgery telephone number.

South Lakeland Carers are based in Kendal 01539 815970 and they also have a new website http://slcarers.org.uk 

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.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • 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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