Carers advice

Are you a carer? You are not alone - one in ten people in Norfolk look after ill or disabled relatives or loved ones.

As a service we understand that caring for someone can be challenging, rewarding and at times lonely. There are a number of services available to support you and the person you are caring for.

We can provide information to help keep you and the person you are caring for safe from fire. We have lots of advice and guidance that can help you reduce the risk of fire including this video which will show you the risks in the home. We have a self checker which you can use to check your home and gives you tips on ways to reduce fire risks. It may be that you, or the person you are caring, for may be eligible for a free Home Fire Risk Check.

Norfolk County Council has a large range of aides that can help the person you are caring for.  

Support for carers

Fire safety leaflet for parents and child carers here.

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