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We're asking people to RECOMMEND organisations, services and employers who are already carer friendly and INVITE other organisations to use our checklist to COMMIT to becoming carer friendly.

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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.


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...

Carers report dropping out of education or getting lower grades due to inadequate support from education services

The life chances of many of the 6.5 million people in the UK who care, unpaid, for a disabled, older or ill family member or friend, are being damaged by inadequate support from education services, according to new research launched today for Carers Week 2016.1 Read more...

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The Meadows Surgery, Ilminster

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Clark Avenue Surgery Cwmbran

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by Carol Wheeler

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Career Support Drop in - Ilford

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On: Friday 10th, Saturday 11th, Sunday 12th

Carers Week 2016

These organisations have joined together to make Carers Week happen in 2016.

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  • Carers UK new logo
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  • independent age
  • macmillan
  • ms society web
  • MND logo

Proudly supported by:

  • The Lockwood
    Charitable Foundation
  • Nutricia
  • Sainsburys


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