News Flash! Early Detection of Infections
- Do you or the person you look after have a long term condition?
- Could you, or they, be at risk of urine or chest or any type of infection?
- Do you want to try and prevent an avoidable hospital admission?
New pilot to help prevent you or the person you look after from being ill with an infection that may progress resulting in an emergency admission to hospital. This could empower Carers, prevent crisis and reduce stressful, debilitating and life threatening / life changing admissions to hospital.
We would like to find 1,000 people willing to take part in this potentially life changing pilot, If you are interested please contact Louise Shaw tel 07785 335809
For more information see the Early Detection of Infections web page
We aim to offer a comprehensive support service to the unpaid Carers of Northamptonshire
We recognise their contribution to society and will endeavour to empower Carers in improving their quality of life. Our organisation is Carer-led and our developments will be a response to Carers’ needs If you are a Carer and would like information and advice to help you in your caring role you can refer yourself to us by completing the on-line enquiry form link on this page.
Northamptonshire Carers will try to communicate with Carers contacting our service in an accessible format.
If you provide regular, unpaid help for a relative or friend who has any of the following:
A Mental Health Need
- A Physical Disability
- Misuse of Alcohol/Drugs
- A Sensory Impairment
- Or is Elderly/Frail
You may be a parent, wife, husband, partner, daughter, son, friend or neighbour - but you are also a Carer. Or, you may know someone who is. Young people and children may also be carers and are known as
Young Carers You may be providing all or some of the following:
- Personal care for a child or adult
- Health care
- Support with mobility
- Domestic tasks
- Supporting emotional needs of the person you look after
Carers come from all walks of life and all communities in Northamptonshire.
As a Carer you may benefit from:
- Having occasional breaks from caring
- Contact with Carers organisations and other Carers
- Knowing where to get help
- Considering your own health and well being
- Making sure you are receiving all benefits you are entitled to
- Having someone to help you speak up for yourself