Young Adult Carers ‘torn’ between caring and their own ambitions.

2017-08-17T09:06:02+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellbeing, Norfolk Carers, Young Carers|

Young Adult Carers often have very little time to focus on their own goals and ambitions and can feel torn between their caring responsibilities and pursuing their own dreams, according to Norfolk Carers Support Young People's Services Manager, Catherine Bibb: "Moving to independent living is a milestone every young adult hopes to achieve, but it is not without [...]

Getting out and about in Norfolk this summer

2017-07-25T13:16:06+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellbeing, Norfolk Carers|Tags: , , , |

If the person you care for needs help to get around – there are lots of great places to explore in Norfolk this summer, whether it’s hiring specially designed beach wheelchairs in Great Yarmouth or taking a trip on an accessible boat on the Norfolk Broads. We are lucky in Norfolk to have The Broads on [...]

“I’m worried for the future”….A new study finds many unpaid carers are close to breaking point

2017-07-27T11:29:26+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Groups & Events, Health & Wellbeing, Uncategorized|

Ian Websdale, who's 73 and from Bradwell, cares for his 70 year old wife, Beatrice who has advanced dementia. Beatrice was diagnosed in 2011 and is currently funded by Norfolk County Council to attend Rosewood Day Centre day centre in Great Yarmouth for four days a week for six hours. Ian says the care Beatrice receives [...]

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 [...]

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