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Bereavement

After Caring

This is a FREE service offering support for carers aged 50+ who are facing the end of their caring role. When the person you have cared for moves to residential …

This is a FREE service offering support for carers aged 50+ who are facing the end of their caring role.
When the person you have cared for moves to residential care or passes away you may feel many emotions:

  • Relief
  • Anger
  • Guilt
  • Grief
  • Anxiety
  • Loneliness / Sadness
  • Peace

It can help to talk to someone who has time to listen and understands. This service provides friendly mentors who can help people who care for someone, who is now moving to residential care or has a life limiting illness. Carers can access the service at any stage from before to after change occurs.
The carer can self refer or they can give permission for someone else to do so.
The service can also provide information, support and signposting regarding:

  • Finances
  • Access to learning
  • Access to social activities
  • Learning to live alone

North Devon Hospice

North Devon Hospice provides free care and support to patients and their families who are faced with the impact of a life-limiting illness. We believe in being there for all the family. Our doctors, nurses, counsellors and therapists can offer what is needed at such a difficult time in the life of the patient and their family.

 

 

Time For Life

This is a free service for people aged 65 or over who feel they are experiencing difficulties because of isolation, have had a recent bereavement, or are having stress through everyday life. Time for Life is funded by Devon County Council and is based in Barnstaple.
Call Care Direct for a referral.