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Standards for carers

Gateshead Council is committed to providing high quality services to carers. The following information sheets explain how Gateshead council supports people who act as carers.

Icon for pdf What carers can expect from us [234.73KB]

Icon for pdf Helping carers get the right support [190.7KB]

Icon for pdf Carer’s assessment – working out what you need [189.05KB]

Icon for pdf Carer’s to be seen as expert partners in care [174.73KB]

Icon for pdf Working out your personal budget [191.79KB]

Icon for pdf Carer support planning - working out how to meet your needs [191.79KB]

Icon for pdf Working out your financial contribution [191.79KB]

Icon for pdf Keeping your personal records [188.59KB]

Icon for pdf Keeping adults safe from harm [189.52KB]

Icon for pdf Involving carers [175.17KB]

Icon for pdf Responding If things go wrong [195.85KB]

Icon for pdf All Standards for carers information sheets [1.87MB]


Contact Adult Social Care

There are many ways to contact the adult social care team, both online and over the phone.

We encourage people who can contact us online to do so, as it helps to free up phone lines for emergencies or for those who don't have access to or the skills to use computers.

Contact Adult Social Care

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