Support for Carers

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.