Carers Hub

What to do in an Emergency

If you are at all concerned about what to do if you as a Carer are not going to be able to care for the person you look after, please call us on 0800 31 68 600. You could attach this sheet to GP notes for the carer and cared for, position it on or … Continued

Carers Checklist

Are you new to Caring? Have a look at our Carers Checklist for some useful information.

Children’s Safeguarding

If you are worried about a child or young person who could be in danger please contact Children’s Social Care on 0300 123 2224 by email at or the police

Adult Safeguarding

If you are worried about a vulnerable adult and would like our help, tell us about it. Phone Adult Social Care on 0300 123 2224 Email at In an emergency always contact the police by dialling 999 If it is not an emergency and you want to talk with the police, dial 101

Home Library Service

Somerset Libraries provides a Home Library Service, available to anyone who is unable to visit their local library. This includes people who may be housebound, living in long term care, carers, or people who are vulnerable due to long term conditions or disabilities. The service is open to people of all ages.

Admiral Nurses – Somerset

This service is open to beneficiaries of The Royal British Legion. The service operates an open referral system. The carer must be the main carer for the person living with dementia.

Attendance Allowance

Attendance Allowance helps with extra costs if you have a disability severe enough that you need someone to help look after you. Check the website link for up to date information.

Somerset Young Carers

Somerset County Council provides support, advice and respite breaks for children and young people under 18 who have substantial caring responsibilities at home. Our definition of a Young Carer is: if you are under 18 and look after someone by providing substantial and regular care that persists over time and is important in maintaining the … Continued

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

We offer a variety of teams and services for young people aged 0–18 years old who are struggling with their mental health. We have bases all over Somerset and offer support to young people in the community and in their homes. We also have services that work over the whole of the South West, like … Continued

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