Monthly Archives October 2017

Pilot : Supporting Online Carer Self-Assessment

Lewisham Council and NHS Lewisham are working together with Carers Lewisham to develop a greater understanding of how carers access carer assessments in Lewisham.  As a pilot, Carers Lewisham will support carers in the completion of the new online, carers self-assessment tool (in Autonomy), especially in circumstances where carers wish a form completed in their own right. The pilot will run from early October 2017 to the end of January 2018.  Please note that the full carer assessment will continue to be completed by adult social care staff. The council’s “Support for Carers“ public webpage will reflect some of these
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Coach4Care allows friends and family who are supporting someone who is dying to access the care and support they need, through the role of a coach. The coach is someone who is going through, or has been through, the same experience of caring for a dying person. This coach would assist those supporting a loved one by coaching them to develop effective ways of coping with negative experiences and find positive strategies to build resilience and well-being. The aim would be for the coaches to receive training to become coaches of other carers to build on their own knowledge and
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