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Signal - Carers support service

Signal - Carers support service
SIGNAL supports adult carers of other adults with confidential, impartial information, understanding
and assistance in Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead. The service is free to use, funded by The Royal
Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group.
A carer is anyone who provides unpaid help and support to someone else; a family member, friend
or neighbour.
You are an unpaid carer, for example, if you;
 Look after a friend, neighbour or relative when they have health or social care needs from
1/2 hour to 24 hours a day
 Help or carry out someone's shopping
 Do welfare checks on a regular basis
 Look after finances
 Take someone to appointments
 Help manage medication
Some examples of what SIGNAL could do to help you include;
Signposting and Support, by listening to you and providing encouragement and emotional support and directing you to the services there to help you.
Information, this could be about finance, benefits, health, social care and newsletters.
Guidance, SIGNAL can help you to complete forms, planning a break, help with carers assessments.
Networking, meeting other carers at support groups, lunches and social events.
Advice about Mental Capacity Act, safeguarding and your rights.
Learning training you need to help you fulfil your caring role.
Please ask us how we can help you. SIGNAL can do this over the telephone, via email or a home visit.

Who to contact

Contact Name
SIGNAL for Carers
Contact Position
Project Lead
Telephone
01628 947974
E-mail
waminfo@signal4carers.org.uk
Website
Website
Notes
Office times 9-5pm Mon - Fri
Facebook
Click here to access our Facebook page
Twitter
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Where to go

Name
Signal 4 Carers
Address
20/21
Market Street
Bracknell
Berkshire
Postcode
RG12 1JG

Other details

Age Range
18+

Local Offer

What are the eligibility criteria for your service?
The service supports adult carers who care for other adults who live in The Royal Borough of
Windsor and Maidenhead. (18+)
How are referrals/applications made to your service?
Self referral via website, referral via Professionals, GP or RBWM
What is your service standard for responding to referrals/accessing services?
3 working days
Who provides / funds your service?
NHS, Local Authority
Are children, young people, parents / carers charged for your service?
No
Feedback and complaints procedure
Phone 01628 947 974 or email waminfo@signal4carers.org.uk
How will I know my child/ young person will be safe using this service?
All staff are enhanced DBS checked.
Local Offer Age Bands
Parents and Carers
Last Updated
20/09/2018

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Address: 20/21  Market Street  Bracknell  Berkshire

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