“It can be tough at times as they can’t usually do the things other kids their age can do”
Laura and her husband Dave have suffered from debilitating illnesses and together with their two amazing children, Henry aged 6 and Lizzie aged 9, the family support one another through challenging times.
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Unpaid carers struggle to pay for essential items
Latest research from Carers UK reveals that unpaid carers across the country are extremely worried about the cost of living crisis which is having a damaging effect on their health and wellbeing. Over 13,400 carers took part in the survey, giving us a snapshot of unpaid care in the UK.
COVID-19 and flu vaccines for unpaid carers
Winter can be a challenging time if you are looking after someone who is vulnerable. You may have more concerns about the health and safety of a family member, friend or neighbour that needs extra help. Find out if you are eligible for the COVID-19 Booster and flu vaccine this autumn.
A platinum party fit for the Queen!
What a party! During the bank holiday weekend, more than 250 people from across Bath and North East Somerset celebrated the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in style at a special event jointly organised by The Carers' Centre, The Holburne Museum and Southside Family Project.
Worries faced by unpaid carers revealed in new poll
A new poll by The Carers’ Centre has revealed the depth of worries faced by unpaid carers across Bath and North East Somerset today. Friends and family who are caring for someone feel ‘tired’ ‘frustrated’ and ‘trapped’, with significant concern over the future.
New survey identifies steep rise in caring hours for young carers
National research out today shows an alarming lack of support, coupled with a dramatic rise in time spent caring, is leaving thousands of young carers feeling ‘lonely’, ‘exhausted’, ‘worried’, 'burned-out' and ‘stressed’.
Making unpaid carers in Bath and North East Somerset visible and valued this Carers Week
To mark the beginning of Carers Week, The Carers’ Centre is proud to launch a new myth-busting campaign to challenge common misconceptions about caring, to ensure unpaid carers are recognised and supported by those around them.
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