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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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Other Halves

We pledge that Other Halves will support and care for the carers who are looking after those they love who have dementia and who are in the mid Essex area. We pledge to support any other area who would like to start a group to alleviate the loneliness and isolation that comes with caring and de...

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In 2021 we want to Make Caring Visible and Valued. Add your voice to help us raise awareness of caring and the chal…


Thursday, 22 April 2021


Crossroads Care Gloucestershire

Crossroads Care Gloucestershire will pledge to continue to provide breaks for Carers across Gloucestershire

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