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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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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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My Young Carer Story

Last Thursday was National Young Carers Awareness Day, which aimed to raise awareness of our amazing YCs and the unseen work they do every day. Last week we highlighted Joe Lomax, one of our fab YCs. This week, our blog … Continue reading

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All dressed up and somewhere to go

Today’s post was written by one of our carers, Fiona Carr, who cares for her husband John. ‘Would you and John like to represent the Carers’ Centre at an Award Ceremony in London next week as a guest of the … Continue reading

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