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For Carers Week 2019 we will be Getting Carers Connected in their communities

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For Carers Week 2018, we supported carers to be Healthy and Connected


During Carers Week 2018, we looked at ways to support carers to be Healthy and Connected. In 2019, our focus will be  Getting Carers Connected.


UK’s unpaid carers seven times lonelier than general public

Loneliness epidemic facing UK’s unpaid carers Urgent support needed as number of adult carers rises by a third to nearly 9 million Seven national charities call for step change in the way society supports those caring unpaid for family and friends. Unpaid carers looking after loved ones living with an illness, disability, mental health condition or as they grow older are seven times more likely to be lonely compared with the general public, new figures suggest. Not having enough time,…

Not being able to talk to friends about caring leaves one in three unpaid carers socially isolated

Seven national charities come together to launch theme for Carers Week 2019, the UK's drive to raise awareness of caring. Read more...

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Bredon Respite Carers celebration

Coffee morning or Afternoon Tea
On: Saturday 15th

Carers Week

Carers Week 2019 headline supporter:


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Carers Week is also supported by:






These organisations have joined together to make Carers Week happen in 2019:

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