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  1. 1. Welcome toWelcome to Carers Online Counselling!Carers Online Counselling! www. carers.org.ukwww. carers.org.uk
  2. 2. Do you think you might be a carer?Do you think you might be a carer?  A carer is someone of any age whoA carer is someone of any age who provides unpaid support to family orprovides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without thisfriends who could not manage without this help. This could be caring for a relative,help. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled orpartner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misusehas mental health or substance misuse problems.problems.
  3. 3. Is Anyone a carer?Is Anyone a carer?  Anyone can become a carer; carers comeAnyone can become a carer; carers come from all walks of life, all cultures and canfrom all walks of life, all cultures and can be of any age. Many feel they are doingbe of any age. Many feel they are doing what anyone else would in the samewhat anyone else would in the same situation; looking after their mother, son,situation; looking after their mother, son, or best friend and just getting on with it.or best friend and just getting on with it.
  4. 4. Carer choice?Carer choice?  Carers don’t choose to become carers: itCarers don’t choose to become carers: it just happens and they have to get on withjust happens and they have to get on with it; if they did not do it, who would and whatit; if they did not do it, who would and what would happen to the person they care for?would happen to the person they care for?
  5. 5. Can you apply?Can you apply?  You can apply for our services:You can apply for our services:  If the cared for person lives in the boroughIf the cared for person lives in the borough  You - the Carer do not have to live in theYou - the Carer do not have to live in the boroughborough
  6. 6. Play Tutorial to Register as a CarerPlay Tutorial to Register as a Carer
  7. 7. Do you feel?Do you feel?  You are overwhelmedYou are overwhelmed  You have no timeYou have no time  You feel stressedYou feel stressed  (criteria 6.1.2)(criteria 6.1.2)
  8. 8. Are you unable?Are you unable?  To leave the cared for personTo leave the cared for person  To leave the flat / houseTo leave the flat / house  Find a private spaceFind a private space
  9. 9. Do you … ?Do you … ?  Have no privacy to talkHave no privacy to talk  Have your own computerHave your own computer  Want to communicate confidentiallyWant to communicate confidentially
  10. 10. Communicate with a CounsellorCommunicate with a Counsellor counsellingonline@carers.org.ukcounsellingonline@carers.org.uk  You can email a counsellor betweenYou can email a counsellor between  5pm - 8pm Monday - Thursday5pm - 8pm Monday - Thursday  You will be emailed as quickly as possibleYou will be emailed as quickly as possible at the above timesat the above times
  11. 11. What is Online Counselling?What is Online Counselling?  It is a non judgemental space where youIt is a non judgemental space where you can talk about anything you wantcan talk about anything you want  The Counsellor is independentThe Counsellor is independent  The Counselling is confidentialThe Counselling is confidential
  12. 12. If you are in a crisis and ourIf you are in a crisis and our counsellors are busycounsellors are busy  In Crisis?In Crisis?  confidential non-judgmental support, 24 hours a day forconfidential non-judgmental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair,people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. 08457 90 90including those which could lead to suicide. 08457 90 90 90 http://www.samaritans.org.uk/90 http://www.samaritans.org.uk/ ChildLine is the free helpline for children and youngChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call uspeople in the UK. Children and young people can call us to talk about any problem.0800 1111to talk about any problem.0800 1111 http://www.childline.org.uk/http://www.childline.org.uk/
  13. 13. Thank youThank you  We hope you have found our servicesWe hope you have found our services helpfulhelpful  Please leave us feedback atPlease leave us feedback at feedback@carerscounselling servicefeedback@carerscounselling service

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