Currently more than 300 discounts/concessions available with the Carers' Passport card. Have you got your Carers Discount Passport yet?
Carers in Hertfordshire provides advice, information and support to unpaid carers - people looking after someone who is elderly, disabled, has a physical or mental illness or who misuses drugs or alcohol.
Ensuring Hertfordshire's carers are identified, supported and stay well, is at the heart of our work. We give carers a voice with opportunities to meet other carers. We also enable carers to share their views or experiences with those providing or planning health and social care services in Hertfordshire.
We support carers of all ages - children and adults - if they live, work or care in Hertfordshire. Our services are provided free to carers.
We also have a Care Service in Hertsmere, Three Rivers and Watford, which involves professional Care Support Workers providing individual packages of care to people with care needs through domiciliary care or Carers' Breaks.
Our forums provide an opportunity to meet others who care for someone with a mental illness. You can also hear from guest speakers and learn about local statutory and voluntary mental health services.
Our Dementia Carers' Forums provide an opportunity to meet others, get information and have your say about caring issues. Your views will be taken forward to those planning or providing local health and
Topics include: A Healthy back, Help yourself Techniques, Techniques for safe lifting, Pushing and Pulling & Hoist Guidance