An exploration of the UK carer world


Provision of carer support and related services.   

Herefordshire County Council here.

Hereford City Council here.

St Michael's Hospice here.

Healthwatch   in Herefordshire      

Herefordshire Commissioning Consortium 

Herefordshire Signposting Scheme  - 01432 383825

A single gateway to a range of services designed to help vulnerable adults remain in their own homes supported by community services.  

Dementia Herefordshire Home page here

 Herefordshire Strategies here   


Social Services

Adult Social Services - Local Access Point general  - 

 Hereford City, Ross-on-Wye, Ledbury, Bromyard, Leominster and the Golden Valley here   01432 364050/364053

Provides information, advice and practical support to help adults maintain their independence for as long as possible. The teams also provide support for carers through Carers Needs Assessments.    


The West Midlands Darzi Pathway has emphasised the need for specialist mental health services to be providing effective assessment and interventions for people affected by dementia and their families and carers, through an informed and effective workforce.

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Education and Training Consortium here

West Midlands South Workforce Development Confederation here

CAB   Citizens Advice Bureau - Hereford  

Macmillan Welfare Benefits Advice Service here         - 01432 377587

Based at the Hereford CAB office, this service offers a free, confidential welfare benefits advice service to people living with cancer.

Let's Talk - Herefordshire  

For all adults, irrespective of the carer/caree aspects but they can be relevant.  Some Ross residents may find the Gloucestershire office more convenient.  It's important to note that you should talk to your GP as the service is not accessible by self-referral.

Meal Delivery

WRVS Meals-on-Wheels - Hereford 01432 267555   Leominster 01568 615566

Wiltshire Farm Foods - 01384 262555  A Ross personal  perspective here.

Ross local provision via Age Concern here    Dementia Herefordshire Home page here