Supporting carers together in Gateshead

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Gateshead Council and Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group are informing communities, carers, providers and professionals across health and social care on the outcome of the review and re-procurement of carers services in Gateshead.

With affect from 1 May 2019, Carers Trust Tyne and Wear will be responsible for delivering services and support to young carers aged up to 18 years.  They will also offer carers some time away from their caring role by providing personal and emotional support to any adults aged 18 years and over who they care for.  Gateshead Carers Association will be responsible for delivering services and support to adult carers aged 18 years and over.

Carers Trust Tyne and Wear and Gateshead Carers Association are both well-established carers organisations in Gateshead, Gateshead Council and the Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group are confident that carers will continue to receive excellent services.

The successful organisations will be contacting their service users in the coming weeks to explain any changes that may affect them and ensure a smooth transition to the new service so that no carers will be left without support during the transition.

For further information about the organisations visit www.carerstrusttw.org.uk, 01207 549 780 and www.gatesheadcarers.com, 0191 490 0121

Carers hands stocks
19 February 2019

Gateshead Council and Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group are informing communities, carers, providers and professionals across health and social care on the outcome of the review and re-procurement of carers services in Gateshead.

With affect from 1 May 2019, Carers Trust Tyne and Wear will be responsible for delivering services and support to young carers aged up to 18 years.  They will also offer carers some time away from their caring role by providing personal and emotional support to any adults aged 18 years and over who they care for.  Gateshead Carers Association will be responsible for delivering services and support to adult carers aged 18 years and over.

Carers Trust Tyne and Wear and Gateshead Carers Association are both well-established carers organisations in Gateshead, Gateshead Council and the Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group are confident that carers will continue to receive excellent services.

The successful organisations will be contacting their service users in the coming weeks to explain any changes that may affect them and ensure a smooth transition to the new service so that no carers will be left without support during the transition.

For further information about the organisations visit www.carerstrusttw.org.uk, 01207 549 780 and www.gatesheadcarers.com, 0191 490 0121

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