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“Before I met your volunteer, I wouldn’t have considered myself a carer”

The Carers’ Centre is involved with the Carer Hub information point at the Bath Royal United Hospital. We do this in conjunction with Carers Support Wiltshire, Friends of the RUH and the RUH NHS Trust. We heard from a carer … Continue reading

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Lost in (Digital) Space…

By Leanna Wall, our new tech navigator In this day and age, it seems impossible to escape the fact that almost every aspect of life has some form of digital connection; connecting with friends and family via social media, banking, … Continue reading

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Carers Rights Day 2018

Next Friday, the 30th of November, is Carers Rights Day. This is a national awareness day to help make carers aware of their rights and entitlements – for things like benefits, flexibility from employers, supported housing and lots more. It’s … Continue reading

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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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Why You Should Get Your Flu Vaccine This Winter

As a carer for someone else, it can be easy to overlook your own health.  Flu can knock even the healthiest people off their feet for a couple of weeks, making it impossible for a carer to look after the … Continue reading

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Hear from a carer about their journey with dementia — guest post

Steve Hynd writes about his family’s journey with dementia. Reposted with permission from Steve’s blog. Yesterday was my mum’s funeral, the end of a long journey that started many years ago. Its initial stages were played out behind the scenes, … 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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Celebrating Carers 2016 – the results!

Our annual awards ceremony was held in October and once again the event was hosted by the fantastic Ali Vowles of the BBC. It was a chance to recognise our unsung heroes: carers, volunteers, and partners and to look back … Continue reading

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Celebrate our 20th birthday at one of our special concerts this November!

We are holding 2 special concerts to celebrate our birthday. We’d love to see you there! Tickets for each concert are £7 (£6 for carers) with all proceeds going towards our work in the community. Call 01761 431 388 or … Continue reading

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