© Chilwell Valley and Meadows Practice
The Valley Surgery
81 Bramcote Lane
Nottingham NG9 4ET
We are now registered as a Park Run Practice. Information on our local weekly events and how to register can be found on the website below. We hope to see you there taking part! http://www.parkrun.org.uk/beeston/
PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE CANCELLED FOR THE TIME BEING HOWEVER YOU CAN TAKE THE PARKRUN RESOLUTION FOR 2021.
General Data Protection Regulations 2018 Privacy Notice for patients.
These new regulations come into force on 25 May 2018 and it is important that all patients are made aware of them. Further information can be viewed here or you can ask at reception for a copy of this Data Protection Privacy Notice.
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The compulsory wearing of face covering in shops
Please click on this link for the practice’s policy on requests for letters for exemption.
Volunteers are needed for the EXCEED study, which is looking at the impact of COVID-
Chilwell Meadows Surgery
Nottingham NG9 6DX
Are you or is someone you know looking after someone?
You may not see yourself as one, but if you are supporting a relative or friend of any age who fits one or more of the descriptions below, then you are a carer.
The support you offer may be emotional or include shopping, cooking, dealing with medication, or attending medical appointments with the person you care for. The person you care for could live with you, in their own home or even in residential care.
We feel that caring for someone is an important and valuable role in the community, which is often a 24-
Support for Carers at Chilwell Valley and Meadows Medical Practice
Please let the practice team know if you are a Carer. You can do this by speaking to someone at reception.
The Carer Champion at Valley Surgery is Lynne Baxter and at Chilwell Meadows Surgery is Steph Flint.
Your Carer Champion is there to ensure you receive the support you are entitled to within your medical practice. They will also be able to support you to access information and support in your local area
As a Carer, you are entitled to an annual flu vaccine, a health check and can request a Carers Assessment.
Ask our Carers Champions for more information.
Carers can get information, advice and tailored support by contacting the Nottinghamshire Carers Hub by calling 0115 824 8824. Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm.
You can speak to an experienced support worker who will provide a personalised service that meets your individual needs. The service is available to all carers and all ages.
Alternatively, you can contact them using the following methods:
Carers Information Booklet
Click here to download a useful booklet with information for carers.
Radford Care Group
Information programmes for carers of people with dementia. Please click on this link for more information.
Benefits of registering with your practice
We care about the impact your caring role has, and want to do as much to support you as we can. As a registered carer with us you gain access to the following benefits:
Support for Carers in the Local Area
Nottinghamshire Carers Association
Nottinghamshire Carers Association works with schools, health and social care professionals to raise awareness of Carers.
We are supporting organisations to identify Carers and Young Carers and offer the best support possible. Contact Nottinghamshire Carers Association on email@example.com
Nottinghamshire County Council
Telephone: 0300 500 8080
As a Carer, you are entitled to have your needs assessed by Adult Care Services. A Carer’s Assessment is a chance to talk about your needs as a carer and the possible ways help could be given to you. It separate to a community care assessment, which looks at the needs of the person you care for, and does not impact it. There is no charge for an assessment.
Why should I have a carer’s assessment?
The carers assessment can give you access to:
services and schemes funded by Nottinghamshire County Council to support carers
that exist to help and support you.
Support for Young Carers
Please let someone in the surgery know so that we can support you.
Young Carer Assessment
As a Young Carer you are entitled to an assessment. An assessment will allow you to talk about the care you are providing and you may be offered help such as;
Get in touch using the details below to find out more about assessments and get access to information & support.
Tel: 01623 433500
Support for Young Carers
Have a look at the Action for Young Carers website for details on help, support and activities available for you.
NHS help: click here
Support for Carers Online
There is helpful information, advice and guides available around every aspect of caring by Carers UK on topics such as Financial Support, Practical Support, Health, Work and Career, Your Relationships, and Equipment and Technology. As well as Useful Guides to caring. Please click on the topic of interest to you to be taken to the relevant page on their website.
There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring as well as further information on specific conditions.