Below you'll find information on how to join the forum and some guidelines you'll need to follow.

If you have any questions, or problems registering, please email or phone 01823 331 222 and ask for Emma McGarva.

To join the forum please:

  1. Register with Somerset Carers
  2. You will be asked for your email address and to choose a username (for privacy reasons, please do not use your email address)
  3. When we receive your details, a forum membership and personalised log in will be created for you
  4. You will receive an email which will enable you to reset your password to something of your choice.


If you are a Carer that has not used the Somerset Carers Service before, we will ask for some contact details and these will be stored on our database. You can give as much or as little personal information as you like, but we will need your name and email address as a minimum.

If you are a professional you should register using your professional email address.


Please note:

  • For privacy reasons, please do not use your email address as your forum username.
  • Unless you specifically give us permission to contact you with regards to newsletters, or putting you in touch with third parties that would be able to assist you, you will not be contacted about anything other than forum related information.
  • You can be removed from the system at any point, however old posts within the forum may remain.
  • Chat threads within the forum will be deleted if they are stagnant for 6 months.
  • Please read carefully the pinned post in the forum with regards to a code of conduct. Any misuse or evidence of non-compliance with the forum guidelines will result in your membership to the forum being revoked.
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