Sefton Council has set up a helpline for anyone living in Sefton who needs support due to the situation surrounding coronavirus, please call 0345 140 0845 or visit their website: www.sefton.gov.uk/covidsupport
For information regarding coronavirus testing please visit the link below, please be aware that unpaid carers are now eligible for testing - full guidance here:
If you have any concerns about coronavirus and what it may mean for you (and the person you care for) then Carers UK have information around being prepared for circumstances where you may not be able to provide care support, as well as other helpful advice here: www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/health/looking-after-your-health/coronavirus-covid-19
Our Young Carers page has been updated with different ways to get in touch here: www.sefton-carers.org.uk/index.php/young-carers-service/covid-19-information-for-young-carers
Visit our Parent Carers page for information and links here: www.sefton-carers.org.uk/index.php/carers-service/parent-carer-support
For ideas and information from Together Matters about emergency planning for adult carers supporting an adult relative with learning disabilities please download their guide here:
The UK Government has published guidance for those who provide unpaid care for friends or family here:
Providing unpaid care to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults:
The full details of the Coronavirus Act 2020 have been published here:
Sefton Carers Centre Service Provision:
• All home visits are currently postponed - please use contact details above.
• All training courses, coffee mornings and social/activity groups are currently suspended - please see suggestions for online activities here.
For information on all of our services please use the menu at the top of the page.
We hope that these restrictions will be removed and our services resumed to their full provision, as soon as possible.