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New service to help Bridgwater carers
CARERS in Bridgwater are to benefit from the launch of a new project.
Compass Carers, which launches February 4, will be delivered by Compass Disability and funded by Somerset County Council and NHS Somerset.
The service aims to help carers have a life outside caring and access help.
Cllr Christine Lawrence, cabinet member for Health and Adult Social Care, said: “If you give up your time, without pay, to look after a family member, a friend, or a neighbour, who is ill, frail or has a disability, then you are a carer.”
Compass carers will be in Taunton town centre in their red gazebo to talk to on February 4 and 8, or in Clarkes Village in Street on February 7.
Call 01823-255911 or visit www.compasscarers.org.uk for more information.