A lifeline for carers

Salari, Natasha
July 2009
Community Care;7/30/2009, Issue 1781, p28
The article reports on an emergency response carers' service, Carers Emergency Response Service (Cers), which is giving peace of mind to overstretched carers in the Birmingham area in England. Cers was set up with funding from the New Deal for Carers, a £ 33 million government support package. Birmingham Council commissioned carers' charity Crossroads to manage the scheme and Shelley Gray is responsible for the day-today running of the care service.


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