Carers can get advice on their rights at Grantham event

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A meeting will be held this month to advise carers on their rights.

The event will be hosted by Grantham and District Mencap at Grantham Tennis Club on November 20. Irwin and Mitchell solicitors have teamed up with the Royal Society of Mencap to bring carers information about their rights as a carer.

Carers will be given information on:

Securing support for adults/children they care for

Securing support as a carer

Access to respite provisions/short breaks

Legal reform: The Care Act - carers assessment/access to support services and preventative support/financial assessments

A question and answer session at the end of the workshop

The meeting will take place in the old club house between 10am and noon.

To register your interest contact James or Annette ‚Äčat Grantham and District Mencap on 01476 566050. Places are limited so carers are advised to book as soon as possible.