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Support for Family Carers

Carers’ Cabin – drop-in for:

  • rest and respite, free refreshments and relaxation;
  • emotional support and a listening ear;
  • information – leaflets etc; and
  • signposting and referral.

Location: Look for the striped cabin near the Garrett Anderson Centre, bus stops and South Wards (Entrance 2).

Access guides for Ipswich Hospital

Opening times (subject to volunteer availability):
Monday: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Tuesday to Friday:  2pm – 5pm.

Alzheimer’s Society Drop-in at the Cabin: First and third Wednesdays of the month, 9.30 am – 12 noon.

Suffolk Family Carers (SFC)

The Suffolk Family Carers support and information workers provide:

  • a key point of contact;
  • support for you whilst the person you care for is in hospital;
  • a link with you for support when the person you care for is discharged from hospital; and
  • information and guidance.

Call Debbie and Mandy on 01473 703756.

Further support

>> More information about learning disabilities and autism support.

>> More information about the Chaplaincy team.

>> More information about the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS).