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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
From a unique photo exhibition, celebrating the lives of local carers, to the launch of a local support group set up by an ex-carer, there's a huge variety of events on offer in the county for Carers Week, this year.