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Age UK

Age UK is a national charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. The over-60s is the fastest-growing group in society and there are more of us than ever before. At Age UK we provide services and support at a national and local level to inspire, enable and support older people. Age UK and many of its…

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Carers Trust

Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. We do this with a UK wide network of quality assured independent partners, through…

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Carers UK

Every day, 6,000 people become carers. Many don’t know how or where to get help. For some, caring comes suddenly: someone you love is taken ill or has an accident, your child is born with a disability. For others, caring creeps up unnoticed: your parents cannot manage on their own any longer, your partner’s health gets gradually worse. Many carers…

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Independent Age

As a charity which campaigns to give a voice to older people on the issues that matter to them, Independent Age is proud to support Cares Week 2016. As a provider of free advice and information to older people and their families, we understand the important role that carers play. Carers Week recognises the valuable contribution that people make when…

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Macmillan Cancer Support

If you're supporting a loved one through cancer Macmillan is here for you too. You may feel like you're just doing our bit - but the support you provide is key. From helping with household chores to personal care, to providing transport or just being there to listen. It makes all the difference. We understand the impact this can have…

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MND Association

Support for carers who look after those with MND is an important part of what we do and we are proud to be playing a role in Carers Week 2016. In 2015 we undertook a survey of carers to gather more information on what it is like to care for someone with MND. We found that over half of carers…

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MS Society

More than 100,000 people live with multiple sclerosis in the UK. Every one of them shares the uncertainty of life with MS. Symptoms typically appear when people are in their 20s or 30s. It can take a long time for MS to be diagnosed. When it is, the news can be scary and life changing. MS can cause sudden attacks,…

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Nutricia - Carers Week sponsor

Nutricia is the UK’s largest provider of specialist medical nutrition products. We believe in the power of nutrition to make a positive and proven difference to health. And it’s our expert understanding of nutrition that means we have an important role in making this happen. We focus our time and energy on developing and delivering nutritional solutions to meet both…

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Sainsbury's - Carers Week sponsor

Our diversity and inclusion vision is to be 'the most inclusive retailer where people love to work and shop'. To fulfil this we realise that we need to ensure every colleague has the support they need to be the best they can be. This is why back in 2010 we were one of the first FTSE 100 companies to introduce…

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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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