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FamilyCarersNet is a community for carers.  It’s created by carers who know and understand what life is like, the challenges faced, the ups and downs, stresses and strains – the life of a carer can be tough and hard going.  We’re here to offer direct support, information and advice, through our own knowledge and expertise or that of Counsellors, GPs, Health Professionals, Carer Advisors and lots of other Carers.

The support provided includes Live Chat with a GP, Counsellor, Family Carer Advisor, Health Professional and peer-to-peer with other family carers.  All of this is in The Pod.  There are also a range of short breaks, trips out, activities and offers we’re providing exclusively for family carers which you can access in ‘Activities & Offers’.

We also look to create new initiatives for Carers, which come from our regular engagement with you/them.  The latest of these is ‘Quick Food for Carers’ – which is a new TV Show we’ve created that uses everyday ingredients to cook quick and easy food, so valuable for carers when time is precious and sometimes… we just don’t feel like cooking and having a microwave meal is easier.  Quick Food for Carers shows how quick and easy it is to cook a meal in the same time – if not quicker!! – as using a microwave and it is healthier.  Watch our latest show.

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Hi, just to let you know that our first TV Show for carers is now live 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvO42xs045E

Watch our brand new TV Show 'Quick Food for Carers' - Jeremy (chef) and Nick (presenter) seem to have developed some bro-mance... someone tell them its' about the food !!

Free Counselling every Monday 5pm - 7pm in The Pod

We (FamilyCarersNet) are filming our brand new YouTube TV Channel: 'Quick Food for Carers' - our aim is to help carers and their family, cook quick and easy meals using everyday food (thanks to the Co-op for providing the food). For this edition, we're at Jimmy's Farm and are inviting up to 50 carers and their family to come along (FREE!!), watch the cooking live, get involved with some dishes and... have a free day out, including some lunch cooked as we film 🙂 If you'd like to come along, get there as early as you like and enjoy a walk around the farm. Filming starts from 11am-ish... and ends 2pm-ish... It's going to be a really fun day, we look forward to seeing you there. Book Now to ensure you get tickets!! https://www.facebook.com/events/306615153117007/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22page%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22page_upcoming_events_card%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A[]%7D]%22%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D

Good afternoon all. I am your friendly neighbourhood counsellor here to chat if you are interested.

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We’re working to recognise and understand the experiences of carers affected by violent, abusive and harmful behaviour.  In partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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Our new TV Show and initiative ‘Quick Food for Carers’ is about creating quick meals using everyday ingredients. Watch the latest shows.

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