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Carers Week 2020 part 2 – Other ways you can help towards “Making Caring Visible”

In our previous blog post we spoke about the effectiveness of sharing the stories & experiences of carers and former carers to help the mission of “Making Caring Visible”. We understand however, the difficulties that can come with this; caring … Continue reading

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Carers week 2020 part 1 – Why carers’ stories are so important for “Making Caring Visible”

Monday 8th June 2020 marks the start of carers week, and this year we are campaigning towards “Making Caring Visible”, which seems so appropriate at a time where we have all been asked to hide ourselves away. In this period of … Continue reading

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Carer Conversations Session 2: Immie & Bassie

September means back to school and we’re thinking about the young carers who maybe didn’t get so much of a break over the summer as their peers. Young carers can face a very challenging time at home with ill, disabled … Continue reading

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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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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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Budding Fundraiser Helps Raise Money for Young Carers

After seeing the picture of the Carers’ Centre minibus with its tyres stolen, 7-year-old Finley knew he had to take action. He decided to hold a cake sale at his primary school in Bishop Sutton to raise funds for young … Continue reading

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Join Super Sonia on our Sponsored Walk

We are holding our second annual walk on April 21 and walkers may raise an eyebrow or two along the route. Fancy dress is being encouraged and our CEO Sonia will be donning a Superwoman outfit to lead the way. Sonia says … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Hear from Young Carer Alex

My name is Alex and I am 12 years old. I help to care for my 10-year-old sister, Izzy, who has developmental delays. She is both great fun and very hard work. I love her very much, but there are … Continue reading

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Half of infant young carers under ten are suffering broken sleep to care for family members

Thursday 25 January is Young Carers Awareness Day (YCAD), a national day of recognition for the 700,000 young carers in the UK who provide care and support to family and friends who are disabled, ill, elderly or misuse substances. A … Continue reading

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