CARING FOR SOMEONE

Adult carers

"I need advice and information to help me in my role as a carer."

Staying fit & healthy

Are you an adult caring for somebody?

The 'Carers UK Digital Resource' is the best place to find valuable advice and information to support you in your caring role, making day-to-day life easier.

If you are worried that your caring duties are having a negative impact on your health and wellbeing, we offer a variety of services that can help your body and mind stay fit and healthy.

Take a look at our advice on:

You can also access the following community services:

Healthtrainers

Our healthtrainers can work with you on a one to one basis to help you to develop a personal health action plan that includes 1 or more of the following:

  • healthy eating
  • losing weight
  • physical activity
  • reducing stress or anxiety
  • giving up smoking
  • cutting down on alcohol.

They can also help with sexual health matters.

Find out more about healthtrainers on the YOURHealth website


How to access this service

To access this service ask the Carer’s Support Service to refer you or:

Call Healthtrainers on (0800) 9177752

Mental health wellbeing coaches

Mental health wellbeing coaches can help you if you are experiencing mental health issues, such as:

  • stress
  • feeling lonely
  • panic
  • sadness
  • bereavement, loss or grief
  • anxiety
  • low self esteem
  • depression or low mood
  • sleep hygiene
  • employment stress
  • relationship challenges
  • substance misuse affecting behaviour
  • emotional effects from COVID-19.

Find out more about mental health wellbeing coaches on the YOURHealth website

How to access this service

You must be:

  • aged 18 or over
  • registered with a GP surgery in East Riding of Yorkshire.

To access this service ask the Carer’s Support Service to refer you or:

Call the mental health wellbeing coaches on (0800) 177752

Passport to leisure card

As an adult carer, you may qualify for a passport to leisure card. This will mean you'll save:

25% off our cafes

The passport to leisure card also entitles you to a 25% discount at:

Just show your card at the till.

50% off at leisure centres

You'll save 50% off most of the services available at your local council leisure centre, such as swimming, gym and classes.

Gym inductions

If you wish to use a leisure centre gym, you must have an induction.

The 50 per cent discount is not available on gym inductions, however you will be charged the concession rate.

How to access this service

  • Assessment

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    You will be considered for a passport to leisure card as part of your adult carer's assessment.

  • Application

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    If our team member identifies that you qualify, they will ask you to complete a ‘passport to leisure’ application form. You can fill it in straightaway and hand it back to our team member, or do it later and take it to your local council leisure centre.

  • Collect your card

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    Once your card is ready, your local council leisure centre will contact you. You can pick it up on your first visit.

Breaks away for carers

Learn about the residential homes, day centres and sheltered housing in East Yorkshire.

Carer's Cottage
Sewerby Hall and Gardens
2 bed
Self-catering
Bed hoist
Level access shower
Free Wi-Fi

Available for 3 or 4 nights.

Caravan V20
South Cliff Caravan Park
3 bed
Self-catering
Coastal location
Entertain-ment complex
Free Wi-Fi

Available for 3 or 4 night stays.

Caravan V21
South Cliff Caravan Park
3 bed
Self-catering
Coastal location
Entertain-ment complex
Free Wi-Fi

Available for 3 or 4 night stays.