Tag Archives: Carers UK

Thinking ahead: a short online course for carers

Thinking ahead: the cost of care and support   On Carers Rights Day this year Carers UK launched a new tool that aims to prepare people for the potential costs involved in caring for a family member or loved one, … Continue reading

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ME support group meets Cardiff 9 Jan 2017

MESiG Support Group invites you to their meeting on 9 January 2017 from 2-3.30 pm at Bethel Church Community Centre, Llangranog Road, Llanishen Cardiff, South Wales CF145BJ Julie Skelton from Carers Wales will be speaking. All are welcome: members, friends, family, carers … Continue reading

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Online support for adult and young carers

Carers online forums give carers the chance to take a break and focus on themselves, rather than the medical condition or the person they care for. Carers space – a new version of the Carers’ trust online community for adults works on … Continue reading

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Carers creative writing competition 2016

Whether you’re an experienced writer or have never expressed yourself through creative writing before, Carers UK would love to hear from you. This year they’re welcoming poems and short stories on all aspects of caring – the joys, challenges and complex … Continue reading

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Creative writing competition about ‘caring’

Carers UK creative writing competition invites entries from both experienced writers and first timers. The winning entries will be published on the Carers UK website in the autumn and maybe in an e-book. Theme: family, friends and caring Who? Open … Continue reading

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State of caring survey 2014

Carers UK’s annual State of Caring survey looks into the impact that caring for ill, frail or disabled relatives can have on carers’ finances, health and ability to live their own lives. By sharing your views and experiences, you can … Continue reading

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State of caring survey

Out of pocket? Health suffered? Given up work? No social life? Tell Carers UK about it. They need to hear about the impact caring has had on your life as part of their major Caring and Family Finances Inquiry. They … Continue reading

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Carer Sylvia from WAMES & Text Santa appeal

Sylvia Penny from WAMES talks about what it is like being a full-time carer in  ITV’s Text Santa appeal video. She is also interviewd on the Carers UK website. Support ITV’s text Santa appeal and help raise vital funds for … Continue reading

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