Camden Carers offers information, advice and support to unpaid adult carers (18+) living, working or studying in Camden, or caring for someone who lives in Camden. Camden Carers is also the gateway to a wide range of services provided by other local organisations and agencies working with carers in Camden.
Our priorities are to:
• Offer help and advice to carers • Identify new carers needing support
• Give carers a voice in design of local services:
In light of the current Covid-19 outbreak we would like to update you about our services at Camden Carers at this time. Following recent government recommendations, we have taken the difficult decision to temporarily suspend all of our in-person services until further notice. This includes groups, activities and face-to-face meetings. We feel that this is the best way to safeguard the health of carers, those they care for and our team of staff.
We want to reassure you however, that we will continue to provide support in other ways. We will be offering a telephone and email based service, whilst developing other services in response to the ongoing situation and to carer's needs.
We know that this may be an anxious time for carers and the people they care for, so wish to assure them that Camden Carers is still here for them despite these changes. We will be calling carers to provide Support & Wellbeing checks and encourage them to contact us should they have any questions or concerns.
As you may know, we recently moved into the Greenwood Centre in Kentish Town and have installed a new cloud based phone system. We appreciate your patience whilst we get up to speed with it and apologise to those who tried to leave messages last week and were unable to – you will need to contact us again. Whilst this office is not currently open for visits, all phone numbers and emails remain the same and are the best way of getting in touch.
Thank you for your understanding as we adapt to this unprecedented situation.
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If you think you may have COVID-19 please follow the advise given by the above organisations or contact 111 or your GP.
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