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Carer Support Team

Contact Information

Community Services Department, 2 Coleshill Road, Enniskillen,
BT74 7HG View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Laura Ritchie (Fermanagh / Omagh) Geraldine McLaughlin (Foyle)
Telephone Number
Fermanagh / Omagh Areas Tel (028) 6634 4180 or Foyle area (028) 71355023
Email Address
Web Address
http://www.westerntrust.hscni.netOpens in a new window

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

Who is a Carer?

A carer is someone who regularly provides a substantial amount of care to a family member, friend or neighbour who is ill, disabled or is an older person.

A carer could be:

A young person under 18 looking after a parent/brother/sister;
Looking after a relative with a disability;
The parent of a child with special needs;
A friend or relative looking after an older person.

Carers Support Needs Assessment

As a carer who provides regular and substantial care, you are eligible for a support needs assessment. This is an opportunity for you to sit down with a member of staff and discuss the impact of the caring role on all aspects of your life.

Carer support needs assessments are confidential and the Trust will seek your consent around who information can be shared with, if appropriate in order to agree supports for you. This may be specialist information, or a referral to a support group.

The outcome of the assessment will be discussed to see if Social Services or another agency can meet your needs. Any needs that are not met will be recorded as evidence of services that we cannot provide.

Organisation Type
  • Health & Social Care
Main Age Groups
  • All Ages
Method of Access (Referral)
  • School
  • Self
  • Social Worker
Family Support Services Categories
  • Young Carers
Main Category of Services
  • Carer

Areas covered

  • Derry
  • Fermanagh
  • Limavady
  • Omagh
  • Strabane


Carer Support Team

  • Carer Support Team