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Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Service Activities:
Attend ABI is a service designed to support adults who have an acquired and non-progressive brain injury. It aims to support individuals and their carers to build confidence particularly through the development of new experiences and networks. The service is aimed at clients who have substantially completed their medical rehabilitation but who do not feel ready, or need additional support, to engage meaningfully with their local community.

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Tel: 0845 450 0285
Website:www.attend.org.uk/projects

Delivered by: Attend
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Advice Drop-In – Carer’s Network
Service Activities:
If you need advice or information about anything related to your caring role, do come along to any of the 2 drop-ins and speak to one of our specialist Information, Advice & Guidance workers, who will be happy to help. Please telephone for details.

W10 5PA
Tel: 020 8960 3033
Email: carers@carers-network.org.uk
Website: www.carers-network.org.uk

Delivered by: Carer’s Network
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Carer’s Support Group – Age UK
Service Activities:
Quarterly events combining relaxation, discussion and information sharing music and peer support to older people who are caring for a partner or adult, and who need a break from caring responsibilities to maintain their level of activity and support to a vulnerable relative or partner.

W10 5XL
Tel: 020 8969 9105
Email: administration@aukc.org.uk
Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Delivered by: Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Carer’s Support, Advice, Social Activities, Training and Forums
Service Activities:
Carers Network offer lots of support for Carers. Please contact for up to date information and availability

W10 5PA
Tel: 020 8960 3033
Email: carers@carers-network.org.uk
Website: http://carers-network.org.uk

Delivered by: Carer’s Network
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

End of Life Carers Project
Service Activities:
A dedicated service for carers aged 65 and over providing unpaid care to a friend or relative who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, is over 80 and is frail with co-existing conditions, or is in a residential nursing home. The service provides in-depth practical and emotional support, workshops, access to professional services and end of life carer’s assessment.

Tel: 020 8960 3033
Email: francis@carers-network.org.uk
Website:www.carers-network.org.uk

Delivered by: Carer’s Network
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Learning Disability Carers
Service Activities:
A programme of social activities for carers of people with learning disabilities. They will continue this by providing 10 activities for over 30 carers and provide advice and information to over 50 carers.

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Tel: 0208 964 0544
Email: enquiries@equalpeoplemencap.org.uk
Website: www.equalpeoplemencap.org.uk

Delivered by: Equal People Mencap
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

One-to-One Support for Carers
Service Activities:
Information, advice and support for unpaid carers – people looking after someone who cannot manage on their own. Advice on: benefits and grants for carers and people they look after; community care assessments and how to get support from the Council; carer personal budgets; local services available for carers; how to get support for the person with care needs.

Tel: 0800 032 1089

Delivered by: Carer’s Network
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Respite for Carers
Service Activities:
If you are a carer, having some time away from your caring responsibilities is important to maintain your own health and wellbeing. Our respite services provide carers with a well-earned break, safe in the knowledge that there is a Care Support Worker on hand to deliver the care that is needed in their absence. While our team is providing care, unpaid carers work, attend activities, rest, visit family or friends, attend their own medical appointments or simply run errands and complete chores.
**Referrals made via SystmOne MCMW**

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Delivered by: Carers Trust Thames with Harrow Carers
Where we work: Queen’s Park & Paddington, Kensington & Chelsea

Time For Me – Carers
Service Activities:
A programme providing weekly activities and trips to give older unpaid carers time for themselves away from their caring role

W10 6DZ
Tel: 020 8962 4141
Website: www.openage.org.uk

Delivered by: Open Age
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham