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Free access to tailored digital resources to support unpaid carers

Posted on July 6th, 2022

NHS England are providing free access to tailored digital resources to support unpaid carers in England, working with leading national charity Carers UK.

Carers can access digital resources using following access code:

Cheshire & Merseyside Health & Care Partnership STP DPCN9533 dpcn9533@carersuk.org dpcn9533

The Digital Resource (DRC) for Carers is an online platform that hosts a wealth of resources for carers to help them build resilience in their caring role, including in emergency situations. Jointly, which is part of the DRC, is an innovative mobile and online app that is designed by carers for carers. Jointly makes caring easier, less stressful and more organised by making communication and coordination between those who share the care.

Working with leading national charity Carers UK, unpaid carers have free access to new digital resources. The Digital Resource for Carers is an online platform that hosts a wealth of resources for carers to help them build resilience in their caring role. The resources can help primary care to deliver on the NHS Long Term Plan Commitments to unpaid carers and includes e-learning, guides and comprehensive signposting, access to MyBackup, a simple contingency planning tool for what might happen in an emergency, and Jointly, Carers UK’s care co-ordination app.