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Carers Hub Lambeth

Supports unpaid carers in Lambeth by offering guidance, information and emotional support. We also support carers through peer support groups, events and workshops.

Updated:
22 July 2020
Location:
London
Local Alliances:
Lambeth Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?

By supporting their carers. Our work aims to make dementia carers more informedabout relevant services available, connect them with other carers, to boost theirwellbeing and to increase their confidence when dealing with professionals.

2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?

Reaching hidden carers. Collaborating with the DAA and other relevant services canallow us to overcome this.

Member website

http://carershub.org.uk

2. Actions

  • Dementia Carers Group

    Collaborate with Alzheimer’s Society to set up peersupport group and/or a forum specifically for dementia carers.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • One to One support

    Continue to offer information, signposting and guidance to dementia carers. We will continue to be flexible when offering appointments, offeringhome visits or meeting in local venues where necessary.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Free legal advice

    We can offer dementia carers legal advice from a trained solicitor on power of attorney, court of protection and wills & probate, as these are legal areas that dementia carers often need advice on.

    Status:
    Being implemented