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Planning a holiday can be stressful for unpaid carers but we can help!

2017-06-29T11:57:59+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellbeing, Norfolk Carers, Young Carers|

Whitlingham Country Park solar trip boat, Ra, is fully wheelchair accessible. It's the time of year when many of us think about taking a holiday, either abroad or nearer to home.  For unpaid carers, looking after someone with a physical disability, learning difficulty, mental health condition or an addiction, a holiday with the cared-for [...]

Norfolk Carers Photo Exhibition for Carers Week 2017

2017-07-11T10:37:32+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Groups & Events, Norfolk Carers, Young Carers|Tags: , , , |

This year for Carers Week, we wanted to do something a little bit different. We decided to host a photo exhibition to celebrate the lives of Norfolk's 100,000 unpaid carers. The photos were taken by Norfolk photographer Hannah Hutchins - herself a carer - and included some pictures of Hannah's elderly grandmother whom she cares [...]

Watch Tim Allard from Norfolk Carers tell Mustard TV about the growing importance of unpaid or family carers

2017-06-22T12:07:41+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: In The News, Norfolk Carers|Tags: , , |

A new report into Adult Social Care was published this week by Norfolk County Council. It outlined how the council plans to cope with the challenge of getting the best care for the frail and vulnerable amidst an ageing population and cuts to the social care budget. Keeping people active and independent will [...]

Carers urged to claim funding for groups before deadline closes at the end of June

2017-06-21T15:04:49+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Norfolk Carers|Tags: , , |

Come Singing at The Costessey Centre receives a grant from Norfolk Carers. The popular singing group is for people of all ages with memory loss and their carers. If you live in Norfolk and you’re looking after someone who cannot cope on their own, you’ll know that meeting up with people in a similar [...]

Norman Lamb, MP, to launch North Walsham Carer Friendly Network, 17th June

2017-06-15T11:41:19+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Groups & Events, In The News, Norfolk Carers|

Norman Lamb MP, a long-standing supporter of carers, receives his new copy of the Norfolk Carers Handbook at The Carers Information Day in Norwich. A scheme to bring the local community together and make a difference to the support unpaid carers receive in North Walsham, is being launched in the town this Saturday, 17th [...]

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