Here we compile the latest information we feel is useful for carers. Whether it’s charity initiatives or new TV programmes shedding light on the caring community, we’ve got it covered.

Good To Know

Age UK Launches petition over TV licence

Age UK Launches Petition over TV Licence When the BBC announced that they were considering scrapping free TV Licence for over 75 year olds, Age...

Baby Buddy Launches New Crisis Messenger App

Baby Buddy Launches New Crisis Messenger App Parenthood can be a challenge at the best of times. It can leave you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, panicked...

RNIB Bookshare

RNIB Bookshare The Royal National Institute of Blind People has an amazing bookshare resource. The describe themselves as being the link between a publisher of...

Lottery winners throw Christmas party for Young Carers

Lottery winners throw Christmas party for Young Carers Twenty-four lottery winners, with a combined wealth of over 48 million, threw a Christmas party for Young...

Facing Christmas After Bereavement

Facing Christmas After Bereavement The first Christmas after a loved one dies can be extremely difficult but it isn’t just the first Christmas. As the...

Caring at Christmas- When Someone Has Dementia

Caring at Christmas- When Someone Has Dementia James Ashwell founded his blog Unforgettable after his mother, Fay, developed dementia in her fifties. When James’ father...

Suicide Prevention in Wales considered a ‘national priority.’

Suicide Prevention in Wales considered a ‘national priority.’ The National Assembly’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee have found that suicide is at its highest...

BBC Drama ‘Care.’

BBC Drama ‘Care.’ A new and thought-provoking drama aired on BBC One Sunday 9th December. ‘Care’ stars Sheridan Smith as single mother Jenny who ends...

MYtime4carers – North West England

MYtime4carers Mytime4carers currently operates in Liverpool with offers also in Manchester and Chester. So if you live in this part of the UK and are...

National Autistic Society

National Autistic Society  Autism is a learning disability that affects how people communicate and how they engage with the world around them. It is a...

Lose the Label

Lose the Label  Lose The Label was established in 2013 by its CEO Michelle Clark. Michelle set up the organisation after her own experiences as...

First Woman with Down Syndrome to Receive MBE

First Woman with Down Syndrome to Receive MBE Actor Sarah Gordy went to Buckingham Palace this week to receive her MBE. Sarah is the first...

Rise in Reporting of Hate Crime against Disabled Children

Rise in Reporting of Hate Crime against Disabled Children There has been nearly 150% rise in reported incidents of hate crime against disabled children over...

Steel Bones

Steel Bones Steel Bones is a voluntary charity supporting civilian amputees and their families. Husband and wife team, Leigh and Emma Joy-Staines founded the charity,...

The Genetic Alliance

The Genetic Alliance is a National Charity working to improve the lives of patients and families affected by genetic conditions. Their priorities are ‘high...

Buttle

Buttle UK Buttle UK was inspired by Reverend Frank Buttle who strived to raise £1million to ‘launch 1000 children a year out of poverty.’ When...

End of Life Care – Marie Curie

End of Life Care – Marie Curie Caring for someone with a terminal illness can be extremely challenging and distressing. It can also be very...

Parent Helpline

Parent Helpline Are you a parent concerned about your child’s mental health? Perhaps you are unsure where to turn or need someone confidential to speak...

Disabled Facilities Grant

Disabled Facilities Grant What is a Disabled Facilities Grant? It is a government funded grant to help with home adaptations such as stair lifts, widening of...