Carer’s Page

 

Please complete the Carers Identification Form  to advise us that you are a Carer

You may also find the Carers Information sheet  helpful which contains information about  being a Carer

This page has been put together by GSGMC to advise you of local community services.  We hope this information will help you to choose the best services for you and your needs.

If you need more specific help please contact Andrea Wiles, our Patient Liaison Officer on 01689 850012 or use the ‘I want administrative help’ section of our online eConsult service.

Social Services – Self referral – 0208 461 7777 – Provide affordability assessment and can arrange home help also can provide assistance with placing a love one into a care home .

Private Home care available:      Many care companies can provide a tailor made service to suit all needs.

Attenders Allowance – Applying for financial help for your personal care if your disabled and state pension age or older

Wiltshire Farm Foods – Deliver prepared meals to your door – 0800 077 3100 Ordering is also available to purchase online

Blue Badge Application  A family member or friend can apply for this application on your behalf.

Hospital Transport – Can only be booked 5 days in advance.  Denmark Hill appointments 0203 299 8000  –  PRUH. Orpington, Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Hospital 0203 299 6886

Problems Managing Medication? Medication Optimisation Service (MOS). A pharmacy technician employed by Bromley Health Care (BHC) will visit you at home to assess your concerns and will make recommendations for the best way to support your needs. Please talk to GSGMC regarding referral

Occupational Therapy – Will assist with mobility aids around your home also they can provide recommendations with various equipment and how it should be used.  Please talk to GSGMC regarding referral

Age UK 0208 315 1850 – Many activities and events from Men in sheds to Art Classes.  They also offer a wide range of support i.e. befriending services and Information advise.

Bromley Well 0300 330 9030 – Handy person to Form Filling Service Please check their website for various services.

Dementia Hub 0203 328 0366 – Advice and Support and support for Carers.