Annual guide launches to support carers in Telford and Wrekin

Annual guide launches to support carers in Telford and Wrekin

The Telford & Wrekin Council, in conjunction with the Telford All Age Carers Center and a number of local organizations, are launching the third edition of the Carer’s Wellbeing Guide to support all carers in the county in their role.

The Carer Wellbeing Guide is a comprehensive guide containing useful information, advice and contacts for carers to use in their daily lives.

It is available to download now from

Printed and digital copies of the guide will be distributed to registered carers in Telford and Wrekin via the Telford & Wrekin All Age Carers Centre, as well as the county’s Independent Living Center and Age UK in the coming weeks.

Anyone wishing to request a printed copy of this can do so by telephone on 01952 457181 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm) or fill out this contact form

The Nurse Wellbeing Guide is in its third edition and provides updated information for county nurses on a wide range of benefits and financial assistance programs to help with the cost of living, community services, health advice, disengagement in the county and much more.

Councilor Andy Burford (Lab), Cabinet Member for Social Welfare and Health, Adult Inclusion and Transformation, said: “Care for or support a relative, partner, child or friend who has an illness, disability, addiction or is elderly and infirm ? If the answer is yes, then you are a maintainer.

“We are on your side. We know that caregiving can be challenging and exhausting at times, and we want to help all caregivers in our district.

“The third edition of the Carer Wellbeing Guide, developed by our Council and local partners, brings you all the support you are entitled to as a carer in one place and points you to many local organizations that can help you.

“Over the years people have told us that they found this guide to be ‘very useful and informative’, ‘very helpful and reassuring to know it exists and that someone cares about nurses’, ‘a great little book’, ‘a First point of contact for advice if you need advice” – just to quote some of the feedback.

“We hope that this newly launched, updated guide to caregiver wellbeing will continue to help you make the most of the support available to you. Let us know what you think of the guide and whether it’s helpful for you and your family – visit

“Also, please help us spread the word about the guide so that many local caregivers can benefit from it.”

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