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Covid-19 information and guidance for carers:

Practical support and groups for carers:

Help and Support services

  • Hft’s Family Carer Support Service (FCSS) is a free national support service for parent carers and family carers who have a relative aged 16 or over with a learning disability, autism or both. Support is available to all family carers, whether or not their relative is supported by Hft.
  • The Challenging Behaviour Foundation continues to publish up-to-date guidance and template letters to support you and have helpline for family carers.
  • Respond Family Support Service supporting family members of people with learning disabilities, autism or both who have experienced loss, harm or institutional abuse.

Information for visiting people in residential care:

Want to discuss these issues in more detail? Join us for a Support Collective virtual meet up.

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