Where to Find Fleet Carer Support

It's all too easy to forget that you need help, too. To help you, we've compiled a handy list of Fleet carer support resources you can bookmark.

Advice on Adult Social Care in Fleet

Advice on and provision for adult social care services in Fleet is provided by Hampshire County Council. They can help with things like:

  • Care assessments and social care funding
  • Occupational therapy, equipment and care technology
  • Council care homes and care services
  • Blue badges for disabled drivers
  • Meals on wheels
  • And council-run support for carers

The NHS also has some information on Carer Support.

Hart District (Fleet) Citizens Advice provides some online resources and in-person appointments to help give guidance on

  • Welfare benefits, debt and housing cases
  • And relationships, employment, immigration and consumer law
Care support worker talking with a female client at the office

Caregiver Support Charities and Groups

The Carer’s Trust provides lots of helpful resources and information for unpaid carers, as does Carers UK and the Carer’s Network.

Community Support Groups for Carers in Fleet

Princess Royal Trust for Carers in Hampshire runs various activities and events for carers in Fleet, from virtual dance classes to GP clinics, coffee mornings, and art classes. They also offer specialist advice on emergency planning and health and well-being exercises.

The crucial aspect of their Fleet carer support is that you meet and engage with fellow carers – a great way to feel connected during unsettling times.

Local Mental Health Support in Fleet

TalkPlus provides talking therapies for those suffering from stress, anxiety, low mood and worry, which can often be associated with caregiving.

two ladies hugging at a support group meeting

Respite Care in Fleet

Here at Home Instead, we provide Respite Care for those living in Farnborough, Farnham, and Fleet. Our respite services are designed to give you a break when needed. They can be booked as flexible short-term solutions or longer, more regular breaks.

We’ll conduct a home visit to match you to a Care Pro for your time away, giving you complete peace of mind that Mum or Dad is being cared for by trained professionals.

Home Care and Live-in Care in Fleet

We also offer Home Care and Live -in Care options.

Our Home Care service is designed to accommodate daily activities, from household chores to personal care, meal prep, and more specialised services. 

Our Live-in Care service provides all of that on a part-time or full-time basis to complement your work-life balance and the needs of your loved one.

The main aim of our service provision is to maintain the client’s independence and quality of life; this is particularly important for helping you with carer compassion fatigue.

We are also here to talk. Many of our Care Pros have been in your shoes, choosing to work in health care to give back. We are also trained to understand not just what’s happening now for your loved one but what lies ahead, meaning we can offer you advice on every detail of your journey.

Homeinstead care professional drinking tea with her client

Disclaimer – All organisations and links mentioned were in operation at the time of publication. You may need to check to see if local provision has changed since then.

Contact our local team at Home Instead if you feel you are at breaking point or recognise you need help before you reach that stage.

Call us on 01252 758 716