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Carers Rights Day: Thursday 26 November 2020

Carers Rights Day: Thursday 26 November 2020

Do you look after someone?  Know your rights. At some point in our lives most of us will provide unpaid care for someone who is ill, disabled, has mental health problems or is misusing drugs or alcohol. On Thursday 26 November, Carers Rights Day brings together...

Using your carer payments during the pandemic

Using your carer payments during the pandemic

Are you finding it hard to use your Carer Break Payment or Carer Support Allocation because of the coronavirus pandemic? If you are unable to use your payment as arranged, within the timescale you have been given you will be asked to return the funds. Speak to your...

Free NHS Flu Jab—make yourself flu-proof this winter!

Free NHS Flu Jab—make yourself flu-proof this winter!

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 also get one if you get Carer’s Allowance. As well as helping to protect you from the flu, having a flu vaccination makes...

World Mental Health Day: Saturday 10 October

World Mental Health Day: Saturday 10 October

  World Mental Health Day is on Saturday 10 October   World Mental Health Day is recognised every year on 10 October as a day to raise mental health awareness and to show your support for mental health. This year, more than ever, due to the COVID-19...

Online Information Sessions for Professionals

Online Information Sessions for Professionals

Our monthly Information Sessions for Professionals are returning! We are currently not able to hold the sessions in person at our Centre due to COVID-19, however from September the sessions will be online. Our Information Sessions for Professionals are a great...

Register for our FREE Digital Resource

Register for our FREE Digital Resource

Caring for someone one who is ill, disabled, has mental health problems or is misusing drugs or alcohol, can be valuable and rewarding, but without the right support it can have an impact on your health, job, finances and social life. We’ve teamed up with Carers UK to...