Carers Advice

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you.  We would also like to invite you for an annual carer's health check with our practice nurse.

Please visit Carers Network Website: for further information or contact on the telephone numbers below.

 Care Information Scotland provides access to quality assured information on care and social care services in Scotland.  It is managed by NHS24.  If you look after someone, need care yourself or are planning for your future care needs, you can get the information you need from Care Information Scotland.  

Tel:  0800 011 3200 (8am to 10pm seven days a week).

Information & Support

As well as practical support, you may find that you need to be able to talk to someone about how you feel.  Support is available from your local carers' organisation whose contact details are listed below:

South Lanarkshire Carers Network

Tel: 01698 285163

Princess Royal Trust Lanarkshire

Tel: 01698 428090

Young Carers - South Lanarkshire

Tel:  01698455455

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999


Welfare Benefits and Financial Support

Both you and the person you are caring for may be entitled to claim benefits.  For further information contact Money Matters Advice Service: Tel 0800 123 1008 and tell them you are a Carer.