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Carers Information Line 0191 275 5060

Christmas Opening Hours

Thursday 14th December

The Centre will close at 5:00pm on Friday 22 December and will reopen at 9:00am on Tuesday 2 January 2017. ...

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New programme to help young adult carers develop new digital skills!

Thursday 16th November

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Annual Review 2016-17

Thursday 16th November

We are delighted to announce that our Annual Review 2016-17 has been published.  ...

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Unspoken: Time to give young adult carers a voice

Thursday 16th November

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New model of care for patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Newcastle - what do you think?

Wednesday 15th November

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Make yourself flu-proof this winter!

Monday 6th November

If you’re the main carer of an older or disabled person who would be at risk if you were ill, you may be entitled to a free NHS flu jab. You can...

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Dementia Friendly Cinema - New Film Screenings!

Tuesday 17th October

Tyneside Cinema's monthly daytime film screenings for people with dementia and their carers and families has a new programme of film...

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NHS Continuing Healthcare Survey

Tuesday 17th October

NHS continuing healthcare (CHC) is an ongoing package of care outside of hospital that is arranged and funded by the NHS, where a person is found to...

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The Golden Guide: Newcastle & North Tyneside 2017

Wednesday 26th July

The new and free edition of the Newcastle and North Tyneside The Golden Guide - a local handbook for over 50s - is out now! ...

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Lived experiences of home adaptations

Tuesday 4th July

Elders Council are partners in a research project with Northumbria University and Newcastle University. This is asking older people about the impacts...

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New "carers cards" for carers to buy groceries and pay bills

Tuesday 20th June

Katie Morley, Consumer Affairs Editor at The Telegraph reports on 12 June 2017 >>> ...

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Easter opening hours

Thursday 13th April

Newcastle Carers will close for Easter at 5pm on Thursday 13 April and will reopen on Tuesday 18 April 2017. ...

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The Carers Wellbeing Fund Now Open For Applications!

Tuesday 21st March

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Carers Wellbeing Fund! ...

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Search, Review and Rate Services with Healthwatch Newcastle

Thursday 12th January

Healthwatch Newcastle provides free, confidential and independent information about where to find social care and health services in Newcastle upon...

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CarerSmart: the Carers' Discount Club

Friday 23rd December

CarerSmart is a new discount club run by Carers Trust. ...

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Universal Credit Update

Friday 2nd December

What is Universal Credit? ...

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Accessible Services

Friday 18th November

In recent Newcastle Carers surveys, we have received feedback from carers about making our service as accessible as possible. ...

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Updated Opening Hours

Friday 18th November

Please note that Newcastle Carers opening hours have been updated: ...

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You Said, We Did

Thursday 17th November

Find out how your feedback has helped us to improve our service over the last year in our You Said, We Did document. ...

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Newsletter: November 2016 - March 2017

Friday 4th November

Our latest newsletter and 'Dates for your Diary' are available to download now. ...

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Jointly - Care together from anywhere!

Wednesday 7th September

Jointly is an innovative mobile and online app designed to support carers. It's been developed by Carers UK and helps carers to keep all those who...

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Newcastle and North Tyneside Over 50s get their Golden Guide!

Wednesday 31st August

A FREE local handbook for over 50s is now available across Newcastle and North Tyneside. ...

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Sainsbury's charity of the year!

Tuesday 30th August

We're delighted to have been chosen as Sainsbury's Newcastle Monument Station charity of the year! ...

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Deciding Together - adult mental health

Tuesday 9th August

After a detailed consultation, the NHS have announced their decision about the future sites for mental health services in Newcastle and...

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Walking the tightrope

Monday 18th July

"Walking the tightrope: The challenges of combining work and care in later life" - a new joint report by Carers UK and Age UK published on Friday 15...

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The Care Act - one year on

Tuesday 5th July

A year on from the introduction of the Care Act, a review by Carers Trust has found that the new act has made little or no difference to the 5.4...

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State of Caring Survey 2016

Tuesday 15th March

It's that time of year again, where Carers UK asks carers' around the UK to share their experiences about what life is like as a carer. ...

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“Significant victory for carers”

Wednesday 27th January

On 26 January, the Government announced it will change the law to exempt all carers in receipt of Carer’s Allowance from the benefit cap. ...

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Funding for people using Personal Health Budgets

Wednesday 7th October

People who have a Personal Health Budget (PHB), and who employ a personal assistant (PA), can now, as part of a pilot, apply for individual employer...

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Could you be missing out on Carer's Credit?

Wednesday 19th August

Minister for Pensions, Baroness Altmann, is asking all carers to check whether they are getting the right benefits they are entitled to.  ...

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Success for Dementia Friendly Cinema!

Tuesday 11th August

On 30th July, over 40 people with dementia, their carers and families attended the launch of Dementia Friendly Cinema at Tyneside Cinema. ...

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State of Caring Survey 2015

Tuesday 21st July

Every year Carers UK carries out a survey of carers to collect evidence on the issues affecting carers' lives and to find out what life is like...

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‘There’s more to Healthwatch than health’ - conference report

Thursday 16th July

In March 2015, Healthwatch Newcastle held their first annual conference 'There’s more to Healthwatch than health’. The conference focussed...

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'Caring' magazine: July 2015

Thursday 16th July

Carers UK July edition of their 'Caring' magazine has been published. This issue covers: ...

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New dementia carer café!

Wednesday 20th May

Do you care for someone with dementia? ...

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We are a Mindful Employer

Tuesday 19th May

We have recently signed up to the Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health! ...

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'Personal Health Budgets'

Thursday 14th May

What are 'Personal Health Budgets?' ...

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Get Involved Newcastle - Summer Fair!

Tuesday 28th April

Join us for cake and celebrations and find out about volunteering in our City ...

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Care Act 2014

Thursday 9th April

The Care Act 2014 came into effect on 1 April 2015. The Act is good news - it gives carers new rights. ...

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Living Wage

Thursday 6th November

We are very proud to announce that Newcastle Carers is now an accredited UK Living Wage Employer! ...

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Safe Place

Friday 17th October

We are thrilled to announce, Newcastle Carers is now a Safe Place! ...

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