It’s all in the gut

Nicki reflects on how gut health is linked to mental health and shares the latest rese… Read More

Could you win an Open University Scholarship?

Encouraging words from Alison Cram about the benefits of online learning and the opportunity to … Read More

The Open University

Did you know that carers can study for free?

Last year, The Open University (OU) launched its Carers’ Scholarship Fund, the first-ever o… Read More

Easy does it

Yesterday, I finally broke out of my lockdown routine and went to visit a friend. She let m… Read More

Have you got your coronavirus emergency action plan?

FamilyCarersNet exists to connect and support the UK’s growing army of unpaid carers. As pa… Read More

Discounts and free stuff available for carers

Across the UK, millions of people care for friends, family and loved ones. These unsun… Read More

How to care when you can’t be there

Peter comes from a family of care workers. His father, who died eighteen months ago, helped to e… Read More

Overcoming coronavirus overwhelm

Our roundup of trustworthy, helpful lockdown links for family carers Overwhelm is a common respo… Read More

‘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 … Read More

Unhooking the daily news feed

Until recently I’d always been a bit of a newshound. I liked to keep up with current a… Read More

Call to recognise unpaid carers throughout the UK

This week, The Guardian gave a voice to unpaid carer Shereen, who eloquently voices how unp… Read More

How to control the controllables during your Covid-19 pandemic experience

Here at FamilyCarersNet, we know the wealth of knowledge that family carers have acquired thanks… Read More