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Carer Conversations Session 5: Paul

Carer Paul, who cares for his mother, talks about how he has struggled to prioritise his own health and wellbeing. He feels that taking a break helped him to realise how important it is to look after yourself. “The [Carers’ … Continue reading

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Carer Conversations Session 3: Dee

Dee cares for her grandmother, who has dementia, as well as her son who suffered a brain injury following an accident. Here she talks about the differences in her caring roles and how she manages her family life — generally … Continue reading

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Young Carers Get Top Nutrition Tips

Story by Rosie Hurley  On Wednesday 27th July, Sue Judge, a nutritional therapist, came to the Carers’ Centre to lead a cooking and nutrition workshop for young carers. Sue greeted us in the garden with lots of tasty-looking ingredients laid … Continue reading

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A visit to John Tucker’s garden

Story by Rosie Hurley Wednesday 6th July saw a group of carers head to John Tucker’s garden for the afternoon. After being rescheduled from the week before due to rain, luckily the sun was shining as John and his wife … Continue reading

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Why We Need Woodlands: Rosie’s Story

Rosie Cole – A Place to Relax Rosie joined the Carers’ Centre six years ago when she was struggling to care for her husband Den, who has Alzheimer’s. ‘I was caring 24/7 for my husband Den, who had been diagnosed … Continue reading

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