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Individuals and groups all over the UK are organising events to raise awareness for Carers Week 2018

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Supporting Carers to be Healthy and Connected


This Carers Week we are looking at all the ways we can support carers to stay Healthy and Connected. Building communities which support carers to look after their loved ones well, while recognising that they are individuals with health and wellbeing needs of their own.

Find out how we can help carers to become Healthy and Connected.


Carers Week 2018 Launch: Minister joins charities' call to help carers be "Healthy and Connected"

This Carers Week, eight national charities are preparing to join forces to help the UK’s 6.5 million unpaid carers stay ‘Healthy and Connected’ by recognising local support that can help them maintain good mental and physical health. Read more...

Lucy talks about juggling caring with studying

For the last year, Lucy O'Brien, a 29-year-old mental health nursing student from the University of South Wales, has been the sole carer for her mother, who has terminal cancer and is now receiving palliative care at home. An estimated 6m people in the UK are carers – giving their own time to help support a friend or relative with a disability, illness or condition. Read more...

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Carers Walk and Talk

Health and well-being event
On: Tuesday 12th

Carers Week 2018

These organisations joined together to make Carers Week happen in 2018

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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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