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Every Drop Counts: An Introduction to Wellbeing for Carers

By Grace Moorton Carers Support Officer What is wellbeing? Wellbeing relates to how we feel in ourselves and it is different for everyone. If we feel satisfied that our lives are going well, we have a sense of purpose, feel … Continue reading

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2 Ways to Improve Your Wellbeing this Autumn

by Lindsey Clay  Update 18th September 2018:  Due to demand we will now be offering an evening yoga and mindfulness 6 week  course, venues and dates the same but with a 6.00pm—7.30 pm time slot. We are coming to the … Continue reading

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Living Well with Dementia

According to the Alzheimer’s Society, about two thirds of people living with dementia in the UK are living at home – usually with the support of a relative or friend who is their carer. Looking after someone with dementia – … Continue reading

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Carla Cares: Carers Advice Column

Q: My mum has recently been diagnosed with dementia and I’m finding it difficult to know how to respond when she behaves out of character or says things that I know aren’t true. I was wondering if there is anything … Continue reading

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Giving Something Back: Trudy’s Story

Trudy cares for her husband Mark, who has a hereditary eye condition and is registered blind. For many years Trudy “just got on” with caring for Mark, but eventually struggled with her own emotional and physical wellbeing. Trudy says “I … Continue reading

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Eight Months On: Our Information & Advice Service

At the Carers’ Centre, we offer each carer the option of a personalised support planning session to ensure they are getting the right support with their caring role and to help identify what services would best help them. These sessions … Continue reading

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You’ve Got A Friend In Me

Loneliness is a growing problem in the UK, with more and more elderly people facing daily isolation. AgeUK reports that more than 2 million people aged over-75 live alone and over 1 million elderly people go for over a month … Continue reading

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Twelve weeks on: An update on the RUH Carer Hub

Twelve weeks ago, we officially opened the Carer Hub at the RUH in Bath. The Hub is located in the atrium of the hospital and is manned by trained volunteers every weekday. The Hub is a great way to meet … Continue reading

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