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Carers’ Assessment Workers (CAW)                                                                                   

Based in Community Mental Health Teams, Carers’ Assessment Workers specialise in assessing the needs of Carers of someone with a mental health difficulty. They can provide advice on:

  • Help with day to day caring
    How to access benefits and information about financial and legal matters
    Local carers’ support groups - Carers Groups across Somerset
    Carers’ help lines
    Carers’ education programmes
    Carers’ counselling
    Getting a break or holiday either on your own or with the person you care for
    How to access help in a crisis

Adults Carers Assessment Workers are based in:

        Mendip                     01749 836597 / 07738 898774

        Taunton                    01823 368396 / 07738 187822
                                                                      

        South Somerset      01935 428420 / 07738 898775

        Somerset Coast      01278 720238 / 07909 906811

 

Older Persons Carers Assessment Workers are based in:

        South Somerset  01935 428420 / 07909 877657

        Somerset Coast: 01278 720220 / 07738 898747

        Taunton                 01823 368460 / 07554 41509

        East Somerset    01749 836736 / 07909 877657

 

        CAMHS

       East           01749 836561 / 07500991712

       West          01823 368516 / 07771810499 

 

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