Help and support

When someone is ill it’s not just the patient who is affected. Life can be turned upside down for the rest of the family and for friends and carers. It can be a confusing time, with lots of information to take in and unexpected changes to deal with. We are here to provide you with the support you need.

It is important to make sure that the healthcare professionals you come into contact with know that you are a carer. You are part of the care team and it is important that you receive the information, help and support you need. Any member of the Dorothy House team will be happy to listen to you and refer you to the appropriate service.

If you would like to discuss any of these issues with a member of our Chaplaincy Team, they would be pleased to offer advice and information, please call our Clinical Coordination Centre on 0345 0130 555 (Monday-Friday, 8-6pm; Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm).