Welcome to the NEWCIS Denbighshire Website!
I would like to introduce you to the team in Denbighshire, and to let you know about the events we are currently planning for Carers in Denbighshire.
Shelagh Persich– is our Primary Care Facilitator/Carers Fieldworker based in our Rhyl Office. Shelagh is responsible for facilitating and organising events for carers, as well as linking in with statutory bodies and other voluntary organisations that support carers in Denbighshire. Shelagh also works with the GP practices and other professionals to raise awareness of carers issues throughout the County.
Glain Jones - is our Carers Needs Assessor for South Denbighshire. Her role is assessing carers needs and signposting them on to the relevant organisations that can help them in their caring role. The team also links in with statutory bodies and other voluntary organisations that support our carers in Denbighshire.
Susan Smith - is our Carers Needs Assessor for North Denbighshire. Susan's role is the same as Glain's
Carolyn Hildebrandt - Carolyn is one of our Community Support Officers. Carolyn is the one to contact to if you need a speaker to raise awareness of carer issues within community groups in the North Denbighsire area.
Iona Crompton - Iona is also a Community Support Officer and is the contact for community groups in the South denbighsire area.
Gundega Overthrow - Gundega is currently on maternity leave.
There are currently four Carers Circles across Denbighshire. These are in Rhyl, Ruthin, Llangollen and Prestatyn. This is so that carers can access our services more easily. Each area meets monthly and this gives carers the opportunity to meet with others and share information and experience or just to have a chat and catch up. Details and dates of upcoming carers circles can be found in our quarterly newsletter.
NEWCIS produces a free information pack for carers which covers the many different areas of caring, such as, Benefits Advice, how to access a Carers Needs Assessment and other services that are availalble to carers in Denbighshire. This pack is available by phoning the office 01745 331181
Please remember that we are also here to provide a listening ear and help you as much as we can in your caring role.