Crossroads Caring for Carers (NI) Ltd

Crossroads Caring for Carers (NI) Ltd

Charity information

Crossroads Caring for Carers (NI) Ltd

Crossroads Caring for Carers is a Northern Ireland based charity. Since 1984 Crossroads has provided respite care for carers, who provide care for an elderly, frail, ill or disabled friend or relative

Founded 1984

  • Mission statement

    Crossroads Mission Statement highlights the commitment crossroads have to providing exceptional service for all service users.
    ■Crossroads promotes, offers supports and delivers high quality services for carers and people with care needs.
    ■Crossroads is committed to treating carers and people with care needs with respect and sensitivity recognising the dignity and value for whom a service is provided
    ■Confidentiality will be maintained at all times
    ■Carers and people with care needs will be supported in exercising self-determination, making choices and maintaining their independence.
    ■Services offered will be flexible to meet the needs of each carer and each person with care needs.
    ■Carers and people with care needs will be involved and consulted about the support provided by Crossroads.
    ■Crossroads will respect the privacy and personal choice of lifestyles, customs, culture, values and spiritual beliefs of each person for whom a service is provided.
    ■Crossroads is committed to the principle of equal opportunity regardless of race, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, ethnic origin, disability or religion, both in the provision of our services and in employment practices.
    ■Crossroads is committed to working in partnership with other organisations in the interest of carers.

  • Aims

    Crossroads Caring for Carers (NI) Ltd aims to:

    • To reach, empower and connect older people through interaction with each other thus reducing isolation and loneliness and ill-health.
    • To provide support for young carers, who are children, who ‘care’ for another member of their family who may be ill, disabled, have mental health problems or an addiction to alcohol or drugs.
    • To provide needs led care to support carers of all ages who provide care for an elderly, frail, ill or disabled friend or relative.
  • Overview

    Established: July 1984

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 220

    Part time staff: 80

    Volunteers: 40

    Phone number: 028 91814363

    Address: 7 Regent Street Newtownards County Down BT23 8TQ

     
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