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Carers Week is brought to life by the individuals, groups and organisations holding events and taking action throughout the UK.

Whether you’re thinking big or looking for a simple action to make a difference, our Get Involved Guide is brimming with ideas, inspiration and resources to help you.

When you've decided what your Carers Week events or activities will be, make sure you add them to our events directory so you can receive your Carers Week resource pack and draw attention to your activity. Our guide to Being Carers Week will help you look the part and make the most of the Carers Week brand.

Help us build Carer Friendly Communities

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This year we're asking people to RECOMMEND organisations, services and employers which are already carer friendly, and INVITE other organisations to COMMIT to take action to become carer friendly. 

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Recognise, celebrate...

From select gatherings to events for the whole community, last year we had 1,600 local activities taking place. We’d love to smash that record this year. Use our guide to organise something – big or small.

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Pledge your support

Write a simple pledge to show your support for Carers Week, share it on social media and do what you can to get your local politicians, councillors, business leaders and other key figures to pledge their support too

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Take part

Search or filter our online directory, or keep an eye out for events near you. If you can’t find any activities, use our template to nudge your local council, carers centre or other community organisations. 

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Raise awareness

Use social media, distribute flyers, contact your MP, put up a poster, issue a press release - there are all kinds of ways you can use Carers Week to make some noise and raise awareness of caring.

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Carers Week is brought to life by the individuals, groups and organisations holding events and taking action throughout the UK.

Whether you’re thinking big or looking for a simple action to make a difference, our Get Involved Guide is brimming with ideas, inspiration and resources to help you.

When you've decided what your Carers Week events or activities will be, make sure you add them to our events directory so you can receive your Carers Week resource pack and draw attention to your activity. Our guide to Being Carers Week will help you look the part and make the most of the Carers Week brand.

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  • Box1Title: Help us build Carer Friendly Communities
  • Box1Body:

    GetInvolved2 CFC

    This year we're asking people to RECOMMEND organisations, services and employers which are already carer friendly, and INVITE other organisations to COMMIT to take action to become carer friendly. 

  • Box2Title: Recognise, celebrate...
  • Box2Body:

    From select gatherings to events for the whole community, last year we had 1,600 local activities taking place. We’d love to smash that record this year. Use our guide to organise something – big or small.

  • Box3Title: Pledge your support
  • Box3Body:

    Write a simple pledge to show your support for Carers Week, share it on social media and do what you can to get your local politicians, councillors, business leaders and other key figures to pledge their support too

  • Box4Title: Take part
  • Box4Body:

    Search or filter our online directory, or keep an eye out for events near you. If you can’t find any activities, use our template to nudge your local council, carers centre or other community organisations. 

  • Box5Title: Raise awareness
  • Box5Body:

    Use social media, distribute flyers, contact your MP, put up a poster, issue a press release - there are all kinds of ways you can use Carers Week to make some noise and raise awareness of caring.

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