Carer Breaks

The Carer Break Scheme can help you take a breaks' from your caring role. The scheme is funded by the NHS and is aimed at improving your health and wellbeing.

We can offer lots of different ways to help you take a break, including Complementary Therapy, Spa day, Cinema Voucher, Theatre Voucher, Annual Beamish Pass, Gardening Equipment, Gym Membership, Craft Materials, Football Tickets and much more.

If you haven’t accessed the breaks scheme in the last few months and are feeling that you would benefit from a break from your caring role please contact us at Durham County Carers Support.

Here are some of the pictures that we have been sent from Carers who have been baking knitting, crocheting, drawing and card making.  To find out more about Carer breaks contact your Carer Support Co-ordinator by calling 0300 005 1213

Cards Cakes Tyler

"Thank you very much for the opportunity to purchase a selection of different wools, here is a picture of something I have knitted, thanks again"


"Thanks for all your help and support, Paul went for his first fishing trip and caught a fish, NHS Carer breaks funded the fishing equipment."


"Thank you so much for the Carer Break funding which I enjoyed very much with Philip Nixon Photography. It helped me to relax and gave me some me time!"


If you would like more information, click here to contact us and we will be happy to help.