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Building Carer Friendly Communities


This year we're focusing on building communities which support carers to look after their loved ones well, while recognising that they are individuals with needs of their own.

Download our research report to find out what we're calling for and how we can all help build Carer Friendly Communities.


Charities join forces to Build Carer Friendly Communities

Eight major charities have combined forces to get communities across the UK involved, encouraging people to register events and pledge support in the run-up to Carers Week 2017 (12-18 June) – a national awareness week that celebrates and recognises the vital contribution made by the 6.5 million people across the UK who currently provide unpaid care for a disabled, ill or older family member or friend. David Mowat MP, Minister for Community Health and Care, joined senior representatives from the…

Inspiring Carers UK volunteer Jacqui talks about her Carers Week experience

Inspiring Carers UK volunteer Jacqui shares with us her great Carers Week experience Read more...

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Arcadis, London

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West Sussex Parent Carer Forum

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sainsburys carers informations stand

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On: Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th, Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th, Friday 16th, Saturday 17th

Carers Week 2017

These organisations have joined together to make Carers Week happen in 2017.

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  • Carers UK new logo
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  • independent age
  • macmillan
  • MSS-logo-orange partnersrow
  • MND logo
  • Which Elderly Care logo

Proudly supported by:

  • The Lockwood
    Charitable Foundation
  • Nutricia


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