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Young Carers Awareness Day Focused on Mental Health

Each year, national carers charity Carers Trust organises Young Carers Awareness Day, this year taking place on January 31st. The purpose of the day is to raise public awareness of the challenges faced by young people because of their caring role, … Continue reading

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Fundraiser Stories: Bath & the Half give mental health boost to young runner

RUH Administrator Jess Sowton, 25, is running the Bath Half this year in aid of the Carers’ Centre. This is Jess’s second half marathon and she hopes to get close to a two hour run this time around. There’s still … 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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Celebrating Carers 2017: Success!

Friday, 13th of October was the day of our annual general meeting and Celebrating Carers awards ceremony. Despite the unlucky date, the evening was a great success and was much enjoyed by all attendees. We are so fortunate to have … 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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Woodlands Re-Opened After Refurb

Our Bath Carers’ Centre, Woodlands, is now re-opened! Closed for four weeks to allow for some much needed refurbishment, we’re back in business and looking bright and shiny. The Carers’ Centre purchased Woodlands in 2015, with the help of a … Continue reading

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Parent Carer Gets Back Into Work with Employment Support

Sue Judge is a parent carer who looks after her son, Tobias, who has a diagnosis of Asperger’s, along with her other two children. Sue has struggled with the idea of calling herself a ‘carer’ to her son, despite his … Continue reading

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Surrinder Treks the Himalayas

My name is Surrinder and I am a parent carer for my daughter Nina who is on the autistic spectrum. I have always loved travel; it is so exciting seeing new places, people and being enriched by them. I am … Continue reading

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