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Caring for a relative or friend? When caring affects you and your family Carers UK is here to provide the support and advice you need.
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Carers UK 12h
Following the release of our report, we're calling on the Gov't to: 1. raise the profile of unpaid 2. raise Carer's Allowance 3. give carers the support they need for winter. Join our campaign:
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Carers UK 13h
Are you caring for someone and need information or support? Call our Helpline on 0808 808 7777 from Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm or email advice@carersuk.org at any time.
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Carers UK 15h
Have you tried Jointly? It's our mobile and online app for , designed to make caring simpler by helping you organise medication, to-do lists and more all in one place. Get Jointly today at
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Carers UK 19h
The released the 2020 report last week. It's clear that COVID-19 has exacerbated existing problems within . Its now vital that social care gets sufficient funding over the winter so that carers and families can enjoy some quality of life.
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Carers UK Oct 27
An abstract from Kim Harry Young's highly commended poem, 'Autistic Avenger' for Carers UK Creative Writing Competition. Read more entries here:
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Carers UK Oct 27
If you are a carer you can join Carers UK free membership. You'll be sent our members' magazine, get full access to our forum where you can share your experiences with other unpaid carers, and join our supportive community. Find our more here:
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CQC Press Office Oct 19
Read the press release and access the full report at
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Carers UK Oct 27
Thank you to everyone that joined us yesterday for our Care for a Cuppa session. If you're an unpaid carer and would like spend some time talking to people who understand, join us on Monday 2 November for our next meetup ☕ you can sign up for free here:
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Carers UK Oct 27
Replying to @tatetown
Hi Anna, thank you for your query. We recommend you contact our telephone Helpline on 0808 808 7777 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm) for help with this.
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Carers UK Oct 26
If you are a carer you can join Carers UK free membership. You'll be sent our members' magazine, get full access to our forum where you can share your experiences with other unpaid carers, and join our supportive community. Find our more here:
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Carers UK Oct 26
Following the release of our report, we're calling on the Gov't to: 1. raise the profile of unpaid 2. raise Carer's Allowance 3. give carers the support they need for winter. Join our campaign:
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Carers UK Oct 26
'I combine a career with caring for someone with dementia' - An unpaid carer's story of juggling work and care. ‘i-combine-career-caring-someone
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Carers UK Oct 26
Replying to @Pdwife2 @yodapr56ya
Unfortunately sessions aren't currently recorded - happy to pass on your feedback about recordings for the future. We also plan to share some tips from the session on social media afterwards.
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Carers UK Oct 26
Replying to @smallypaula
Thank you for your support.
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Carers UK Oct 26
Are you an unpaid carer? Join us today from 3-4pm for our next online Care for a Cuppa meeting, allowing you to chat with other carers over a cuppa ☕ Carers can sign up for free here:
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Carers UK Oct 25
As well as being a for her husband, Linda also has arthritis. In this video from she talks about how gentle exercises and stretches recommended by a physiotherapist have been helpful for her to support her own health and wellbeing
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Carers UK Oct 24
Join us on Monday 26 October from 3-4pm for our next online Care for a Cuppa meeting, allowing you to chat with other carers over a cuppa ☕ Carers can sign up for free here:
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Carers UK Oct 23
“I want to live a bit of life…I feel like I’ve aged 10 years in the last 6 months”
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Carers UK Oct 23
are holding their first ever virtual this November. Taking place over 3 days, will be talking about about social care reform, poverty, transitions, post -19 renewal and more. Find out more here:
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Carers UK Oct 23
An article by our CEO demonstrating how COVID-19 is affecting carers and the support they desperately need to take a break, or even return to work
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