Farrow Medical Centre

177 Otley Road, Bradford, BD3 0HX

Current time is 08:47 - We're open

NHS

Telephone: 01274 637031

Fax: 01274 636001

Out of Hours: 111

Carers

If you have Power of Attorney or  Enduring Power of Attorney, a Living Will or similar in place, please inform the practice so that details can be recorded in your medical records.

Do you look after someone?

A Carer is someone who, without payment, provides help to a relative or friend who could not manage otherwise due to illness, disability, frailty, mental health, drug or alcohol issues. Anyone can be a carer. Some carers care for an ill partner, an elderly parent or a child with additional needs and some carers are children who look after a parent. Many carers combine this with working, running a home and looking after children. Every caring situation is different but what carers have in common is that they usually put their own needs last.

Where can I get help?

Tell your GP that you are a carer. If you are struggling, please be open and honest about this. Try not to see this as a failure or feel guilty about it; it’s very common amongst carers. Your GP will try and help make things better. This is part of their role.

Contact the Carers’ Resource  The Carers’ Resource gives tailored support and information to unpaid carers and vulnerable people. It is open to everyone and helps people find out what support – financial, practical or emotional – is available and how to access it.

You can contact their Bradford and Airedale team on:

Phone: 01274449660
Email: info@carersresource.org
Website: https://www.carersresource.org/

Address: Unit 15, Park View Court, St Paul’s Road, Shipley, BD18 3DZ

You can refer yourself or you can refer someone else.