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Next year Carers Week will take place from Monday 10 June - Sunday 16 June 2019

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Supporting Carers to be Healthy and Connected

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During Carers Week 2018, we looked at all the ways we could 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 you can help carers to become Healthy and Connected.

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Carers Week highlights the physical and mental strain felt by unpaid carers

The physical and mental strain of caring “jeopardising” unpaid carers’ ability to care in the future, warn national charities Lack of sleep, performing care tasks and the impact on their finances named as top stressors by unpaid carers. Eight national charities have come together to call for urgent support for unpaid carers to be Healthy and Connected as new research released at the start of Carers Week reveals the toll that caring can take on many carers’ own health and…

Cookery for Carers with Portsmouth City Council

Many of us struggle to sustain a healthy diet, but the added responsibility of caring for a loved one can make food choices an afterthought. This year, nearly half of carers responding to our State of Caring survey said they struggle to maintain a balanced diet whilst 6 in 10 said their physical health had worsened since they started caring. Read more...

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Andy Slaughter, Hammersmith

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Mindfulness Sessions

Health and well-being event
On: Tuesday 12th
Aberdeen

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 Logo
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  • MND logo
  • Which Elderly Care logo

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