News 2017-06-14T09:14:44+00:00


Welcome to our news page. We’ll keep you up-to-date with what’s happening for carers in your area, so, whether you are new to caring, or have been looking after someone else for some time, you’ll be able to find out about information, advice and support for you – and find someone else to talk to who understands your situation.

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

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 be a key priority [...]

June 22nd, 2017|Categories: In The News, Norfolk Carers|Tags: , , |

Norman Lamb MP launches new Carer Friendly Network in North Walsham

Norman Lamb MP launching the new North Walsham Carer Friendly Network Unpaid carers in North Walsham have received a boost as a new scheme is launched in the town to try to help and support more people who find themselves looking after a friend or relative. Several local voluntary organisations have teamed up to establish the network including; North [...]

June 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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

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 situation can provide much-needed [...]

June 20th, 2017|Categories: Norfolk Carers|Tags: , , |

Carers – Advice in Hot Weather

Whitlingham Country Park Tripboat "The Ra" Carers' Hot weather Advice As the heatwave in Norfolk continues, carers are being advised to take steps to avoid dehydration and heatstroke in anybody they are looking after who is elderly or who has heart, breathing or mobility problems. Norfolk Carers has teamed up with pharmacies as part of  our "Carer Friendly" pharmacy initiative, [...]

June 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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

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 June. Norman Lamb, MP, [...]

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Groups & Events, In The News, Norfolk Carers|
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