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Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
4th Floor East Wing
St Pancras Hospital
4 St Pancras Way
London NW1 0PE
Members of the public who want general information should call the switchboard on 020 3317 3500.
Young carers are those under the age of 18 who provide care to another family member who has a physical illness or disability, mental health problem, sensory disability, learning difficulty or disability, or has a problem with drugs or alcohol.
Anyone who considers themselves to be a carer and provides regular care, paid or unpaid is entitled to have a carer's assessment. This is an assessment of their own wellbeing and how caring has affected them.
It does not matter:
You are entitled to an assessment of your needs as a carer, even when the person you support refuses to use the services they need.
Carers play an important role in supporting people who use our services. Carers provide both emotional and practical support which can help others to live a more rewarding and independent life. If you provide help or support for a relative, friend of partner who has mental health problems then you are a carer. C&I is committed in making sure that as a carer:
C&I is committed to involving service users in a meaningful way in the planning, delivery, and organisation of its services. We believe that service users and carers are 'experts by experience'. It is important to us that the views of service users and carers are valued and acted upon. It is our wish to create a culture of partnership, participative decision making and collaboration.
We believe that service users should expect:
This is a service which provides specialist employment support for residents of Camden and Islington with mental health conditions.
If you need help to move into training, education or employment then this service will help you. It even offers support to those already in work, or who need help remaining in or returning to employment.
If you are travelling to hospital for NHS treatment under the care of a consultant you may be able to claim a refund. You can make a claim if any of the following conditions apply:
You or your partner receive
You receive a War Disablement Pension and are being treated for your war disability.
We work towards helping you on your road to recovery. We know this can be a stressful time for you so we have got some information which might assist you during this period.
In this section you can find out about travel costs you are able to claim back, what employment support is available or how to how you can get involved to help us make improvements.