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About Carers Week

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.

The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to organise activities and events throughout the UK, drawing attention to just how important caring is.

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This year we're focusing on Building Carer Friendly Communities. 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.

Planning an event or activity for Carers Week 2016?

Add it to the Carers Week map and order your FREE Carers Week pack.

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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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