Newcastle Emergency Carer’s Card Scheme
British Red Cross runs the Emergency Carer’s Card Scheme in Newcastle. This card ensures that the person you care for will be contacted immediately if you cannot visit. This could be because of a personal crisis, such as a sudden illness, accident or other emergency. This is a rapid response service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including bank holidays. You can also take use this support to arrange someone to sit with the person you care for so you can attend personal appointments or make an emergency contact plan.