Welcome to our Carers Shop, including handpicked services and products to help you.
If you’re not sure what help is available just Ask Bridgit.
As a social business we invest our profits into our mission to support family carers all over the UK.
- All Products and Services
- Back Care
- Bed and Chair Care
- Carer Services
- Dressing and Comfort
- Eating and Drinking
- Health and Wellbeing
- Household and Kitchen
- Leisure and Wellness
- Moving and Handling
- Physical Therapy
- Technology Enabled Care
- Wheelchair Accessories
- Wheelchair Cushions
Bridgit is the easy to use technology that Bridges the gap between family carers and their loved ones. Enabling individuals to stay living independently in the their own homes for longer.Bridgit simply attaches to the front of your fridge via it's inbuilt magnets (or fixing kit) and is available in a number of different colours. The internal sensors passively collect 40 different data points from the elderly user and their home, as well as providing an accessible interface to send and receive simple messages and health assessments.
- Easy to use - No wires or phone line needed. Simple to use screen and 6 week battery life.
- Simple to install - Just take out of box, charge and place on fridge via magnets or the simple fixing kit.
- Discreet - Single unit monitors health and home conditions to inform & flag issues.
- Supportive - Supporting you with calendar reminders, appointments, weather information and messages.
- Extendable - Options to link to Alexa and other health sensors in the home via it's Bluetooth hotspot (e.g. BP monitors).
Bridgit is the easy to use technology that Bridges the gap between family carers and their loved ones. Enabling individuals to stay living independently inside and away from their own homes for longer.It is the first of it's kind to use the new LTE-M network in the UK making use of new more efficient technology. The Bridgit Watch is a watch, phone and SOS solution all in a discreet and modern looking design with a 4 week battery life.
- Easy to use - The watch does not require any internet connection or need users to have a mobile app to collect data. All information is sent over the embedded SIM.
- Health Data - Key health data is captured automatically (Heart rate, respiratory rate, movement and sleep). This powers Bridgit’s AI and guidance.
- Support anywhere - Users can easily call for help from the watch wherever they are. At home or away.
- employment rights,
- best practice and policies
- resolving workplace conflict
- Watch Serial Number (S/N)
- The Watch MAC
- Your Watch Order Number
Many do not recognise themselves as carers.They are parents, grandparents, children, partners, friends or neighbours doing what needs to be done to maintain a quality of life for those they are looking after. Sunderland Carers Centre is here to help you. Whether you are caring for young children, parents, grandparents, extended family members or friends, by adopting a “whole family” approach. Each member of a family will experience different caring roles and Sunderland Carers aim is to identify and support every need.
- Carers’ Assessments and reviews
- Coffee and Chat support groups in North and Central Lancashire
- Regular magazines providing information on local groups, activities and courses
- Support for contingency and emergency planning
- A huge range of Digital resources
- Access to a CHAT line manned by empathetic and helpful people 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
- Access to Volunteer Befriending and Sitting in Services to help you take a break from caring and provide additional company and support
- Access to other community, health and wellbeing services
- Opportunities to volunteer, make friends and provide support for others
- Carers’ Awareness Brieﬁngs
- explaining hospital processes
- communicating needs or concerns toward staff
- emotional and End of Life support
- attending meetings with you
- ensuring you are involved in the care of the person you care for whilst they are in hospital, or supporting you to use the time to have a break from caring
- speaking to you about benefits, carer's assessments and signposting you to other services
- reporting on your experiences to hospital management.