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The local NHS and Liverpool City Council are appealing to unpaid carers whose role currently isn’t recorded, to make themselves known so that they can have the Covid-19 vaccine.
Anyone in Liverpool already identified as a carer in their GP records – those who receive Carer’s Allowance – or those known to Liverpool City Council or Liverpool Carers Centre Local Solutions, will be automatically invited for a vaccination over the coming weeks and don’t need to take any further action.
However, some people could be at risk of missing out, because their carer status is unknown to services.
Those currently eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine as a carer include anyone who is eligible for Carer’s Allowance, or who acts as the sole or primary carer of an elderly or disabled person who is at increased risk of COVID-19 mortality, including:
Anyone who thinks they might be eligible to receive a vaccine as a carer, but who doesn’t receive Carer’s Allowance or have their carer status recorded with any of the organisations mentioned above, should contact the Liverpool Carers Centre now. This includes carers aged 16–18, as well as adult carers.
They can do this either by calling: 07545652775, or by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, they can also complete an e-referral form by visiting: www.localsolutions.org.uk/carers-vaccine.
Liverpool Carers Centre is a Liverpool City Council-commissioned service, available to support with any enquiries from members of the public about their eligibility as a carer.
They will use a standard set of questions to advise individuals on whether they meet the government’s specific requirements to be identified as a carer, and therefore to receive the vaccine.
Following this assessment, if a person is identified as an unpaid carer they will be provided with national NHS Covid-19 Vaccination Booking Service details to arrange a vaccination.
In addition, the team will also be able to provide a range of further support and advice regular news and updates for carers, as well access to activities that support health and wellbeing or offer carers a break from their caring role.
For frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Covid-19 vaccine, click here.
Content provided by NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). For more information, please visit www.liverpoolccg.nhs.uk.
Published on Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:35:54 GMT
Modified on Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:35:54 GMT
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