Carers Resilience Service

Welcome to the Carers Resilience Service

The Carers Resilience Service is a short term intervention service for carers of people living with dementia, providing information, advice and practical support with the aim to build carers’ resilience. We work together with partners to enable the person with dementia to live at home for as long as possible.

What the service offers
  • A named Dementia Advisor
  • Assessment for current and future needs
  • Access to information, support and advice
  • Intensive support for carers for up to one month
  • Access to short term respite care at home delivered by Crossroads Care Rotherham
  • Signposting on to other services/agencies for longer term care & support
Who provides the service?

This is a partnership service between Crossroads Care Rotherham, Age UK and the Alzheimer’s Society funded by NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

How do I access the service?
  • The service can be accessed via your GP with your consent
  • Carers Clinic

You will then be contacted by one of our Dementia Advisors who will meet with you and discuss the services that may be available to you. Following your meeting, the Dementia Advisor will support you to access the services as identified.

What services are available?
  • One to one support
  • Information about dementia
  • Access to training
  • Crossroads Carer Support and Activity Group
  • Alzheimer’s Society Memory Cafe or Singing for the Brain
  • Assistance with claiming or reviewing benefit entitlements
  • Referrals to other services
  • Short term domiciliary care

For more information please contact our office on 01709 464574. Alternatively you can email