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7-13 June 2021

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What is Carers Week?

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support.

The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to provide support for carers, run activities, highlight the vital role carers play in our communities and drawing attention to just how important caring is.

Who is a carer?

A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support to a family member or friend who has a disability, illness, mental health condition, or who needs extra help as they grow older. It isn’t someone who volunteers or is employed to provide support.

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Janine Woodward-Grant

I pledge to increase understanding of what carers need to improve the support they get from the community within Bath!

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The UK's 6.5 million unpaid carers have taken on huge challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Help us rais… https://t.co/fuF3poWhnN

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Saturday, 08 May 2021


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Ruth Jones MP

I pledge to continue to help with my mum's care and to raise the concerns of care workers and those in care in Newport West, in Parliament.

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