Information for carers

Wigan Safeguarding Adults Board ( WSAB)

Wigan Safeguarding Adults Board have a new website which is an excellent resource and contains a section for carers, as well as areas directed at professionals and the public.You can also report safeguarding concerns via the WSAB website (website ).  Other sections of the website include useful and relevent adult safeguarding information. Carers are encouraged to look at all sections of the website for useful and relevant adult safeguarding information.

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You can also download the WSAB factsheets Suspected abuse or neglect of an Adult at risk and  Wigan Safeguarding Adult Board 


New Carers Discount Card

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The Carers Discount Card is an exciting new initiative from Wigan Council, Wigan andLeigh Carers Centre and Wigan and Leigh Young Carers for Carers. which recognises Carers as well as offering discounts to carers from various local businesses to make life that little bit easier. To find out more click here .

To see the  list of local businesses that have already joined the scheme here  


Invitation to local Businesses to join the Carers Discount Card Scheme

With over 5,000 unpaid carers in the Wigan Borough registered with the Carers Centre (and increasing all the time), local businesses are invited to join the scheme and enjoy the benefits which could include:

  1. Increased footfall of customers through the door
  2. Helping businesses to demonstrate their corporate social responsibility
  3. Free publicity for businesses on the the Carers Discount local offer link

Carers will be made aware of the businesses that are participating in the scheme by looking out for the Carers Discount Card logo displayed in the windows of local shops and businesses.

To register your business or to find out further information on how to join, contact Gail at Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre.