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  1. "Hello" from Alison Cram our Blogger from Scotland

    A really eventful life as an unpaid carer, sharing her experiences.

  2. Unpaid carers – the hidden heroes in lockdown

    Unpaid carers – the hidden heroes in lockdown

    As soon as the lockdown began, many families found they were suddenly spending a lot more time caring for loved ones. Due to the pandemic, professional carers across the country have had to reduce the number of visits they make. This has left many vulnerable people without the support they need, and forced unpaid carers to put their lives on hold to provide the help that’s so urgently required.

  3. ‘Good to Know’ tools for supporting children with sensory processing issues whilst home-schooling

    ‘Good to Know’ tools for supporting children with sensory processing issues whilst home-schooling

    In this guest article, Kim Griffin, founder of online children’s occupational therapy solutions provider Griffin Occupational Therapy, shares advice on and links to proven tools for home schooling children with ADHD, autism, dyspraxia and other Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD).

  4. Call to recognise unpaid carers throughout the UK

    Call to recognise unpaid carers throughout the UK

    This week, The Guardian gave a voice to unpaid carer Shereen, who eloquently voices how unpaid carers in the UK, isolated even before lockdown, are now invisible.

  5. FamilyCarersNet Win National Award

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