It is important that you are able to access the information you need to support you in your caring role. There is masses of information available online and we have listed in this section some useful online resources for carers, broken down by subject area. Take a browse to find hints, tips, practical help and information.
Online support and advice for keeping yourself happy and healthy.
Online advice and information about caring for someone with dementia
Mental health carers advice
Online information and support for carers who care for someone affected by poor mental health.
How to Cope and Wellbeing
Mental health issues
Carers Uk Factsheets
The national charity Carers UK website is a treasure trove of information for carers
There is an online community and forum, lots of practical advice and a whole host of information leaflets can be downloaded.
Parent carers online
Young carers online
Young Carers, aged under 18: Babble
Young Adult Carers, aged 16 - 25: Matter
Other useful websites
Local Website Links
Dudley Council’s adult social care service
www.dudley.gov/adultsocialcare - 0300 555 0055
www.dudleycrossroads.co.uk - (01384) 298513
Dudley Stroke Association
www.dudleystrokeassociation.org.uk - (01384) 271982
Dudley Telecare Services for monitoring equipment for the home ie pendants and alarms
www.dudley.gov.uk/telecare - 0300 555 2040
Young carers service for carers under 18 years and 18-25 years Spurgeons
www.spurgeonsyc.org/ - 01902 877551
MIND carer support group
www.dudleymind.org.uk - (01384) 442938
Carer Support at Rethink for carers of people with a mental illness
www.rethink.org.uk - (01384) 869898