Carers Advice

Are You a Carer

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999



Carers Rights Day 2022

NHS Links

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Finance & Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the person you care for

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to

  • Death and benefits

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Managing someone's legal affairs

    Advice for when carers find they have to take over the legal affairs of the person they are looking after

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring

  • Personal and household finance

    Advice on keeping a tight rein on household and personal finance for carers

  • Social fund


  • Tax credits

    Information on claiming tax credits and whether you might be eligible

Carers Groups & Local Contacts in Rushmoor & Hart


Tel. Number

Alzheimer Café UK

For families, people with dementia and professionals, meet third Friday, 7.30pm - 9.30pm (except August) at St. Peter’s Parish Centre, Church Avenue, Farnborough GU14 7AP

Kandy Redwood

01252 796223

Alzheimer’s Society Blackwater Valley Branch

Sandhurst Carers’ Support Group - Second Monday, 7.30pm at Sandhurst Day Centre, Yorktown Road, Sandhurst

Fleet Carers’ Support Group - First Wednesday each month 11am to 1pm at Albany Court, Albany Road, Fleet (on the Corner of Albany Road and Kings Road)

Aldershot Carers’ Support Group - the last Wednesday of each month 10.30 am – 12.0 noon , Bourne Court , Manor Road, Aldershot (off Eggars Hill)

Hilary Dyce or

Kathy Mainstone

01276 670071

Carers Support Worker Rushmoor and Hart- Princess Royal Trust for Carers

Catherine Wheeler

07825 589 738

Carers Support Worker (Mental Health) Adults

Conifers Community Mental Health Team, Sorrel Close, Cove, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 9XW


01483 783555

Carers Support Worker (Mental Health) Adults

The Hollies Community Mental Health Team, Willow House,

23, Grosvenor Road, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 1DL

Claire Bampton

01252 312788

Contact the Elderly

Terry Gibson

01276 683442

Contact a Family

Cay Byford

01252 545345

Frimley Park Hospital – Main entrance, reception & enquiries

Accident & Emergency


  01276 604604

01276 604110

01276 604289

Hampshire County Council

Adult Services – Contact Centre

Children’s Services – Contact Centre


0845 603 5630

0845 603 5620

Occupational Therapy and also Out of Hours


0845600 4555

NHS Direct (24 hour helpline)


08 45 46 47

Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP)

Cay Byford

01252 545345

Rushmoor Carers Support Group

An umbrella group for ALL CARERS, regardless of whom they are caring for and the disability.Meet first Thursday, 2pm – 4pm, Rushmoor Borough Council Offices, Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14

Kandy Redwood



01252 796223

01252 548661

01252 653588

Sunshine and Showers Carer Support Group (Mental Health) ,

St. Joseph ’s Church Hall, Queens Road, Aldershot meet first

Wednesday, 7pm to 9pm.

Judi Page

01252 312788

01252 815652

Young Carers (Rushmoor and Hart Young Carers Project)

(10 years plus) meet every Monday 6.30pm – 8.30pm.Transport

may be provided to families without any transport.Referrals only via Children’s Services Reception & Assessment Team, term time only, in Fleet

David Hewlett

01252 365090



Devereux House, 69 Albert Road , Farnborough.GU14 6SL

Frogmore Day Care Centre, Potley Hill Road , Yateley.GU46 6AG

Rosefield Court Monachus Lane , Hartley Wintney.RG27 8NP


01252 512967

01252 876055

01252 844110


Beacon House, Victoria Road , Fleet GU51 4LG


01252 615035


Age Concern Lunch Club, Farnborough

Elders Club, Place Court, Pool Road, Aldershot

St. John’s Court St. Johns Road, Farnborough


01252 517927

01252 324279

01252 515782


Club Hampshire run clubs throughout Hampshire, each one is different.Transport can be arranged locally.For more information please contact:-


01962 877772

07751 717563