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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.


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...

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… Read more...

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Nicky Morgan MP, Loughborough

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Confidence and Assertiveness Workshop

Health and well-being event
On: Thursday 13th

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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