Support for Carers
There are several groups available which support people caring for those with specific conditions or for particular age groups.
Age UK Carer Support Group (generic) – 2nd Monday each Month (not Aug) 1.30 – 3.30 Community Room, David Royce House, South Street, Oakham – Contact Amanda Bellamy 01572 822171
Rutland Stroke Club - regular meetings at Voluntary Action Rutland – Contact Eileen Morgan 01572 722549
Parkinson’s Support Group – 2nd Thursday each month. 1000- 1200 at Voluntary Action Rutland - Contact Diane Pike 01572 345456
If you are caring for a young person as part of your family
Rutland Rotaract Family Support Centre – Carers Drop-in (parents of children and young people with disabilities and additional needs) 10am-11.30am on the 2nd & 4th Friday of every month – Caroline Abdul Rahim 01572 759242
Out of Hours Club Rutland – OHCR is a group for those 18 years and over with additional needs. Meet 1st, 2nd and 3rd Thursday of every month 6pm – 8pm for a whole range of different activities and nights out – contact Jacquie Darlington 07749 222101 for details.