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Welcome to Blackpool Carers
We provide specialist support, respite and outings for unpaid carers from the age of 5 years and their families.
Helping carers to create friendships, feel less isolated, strengthen their resilience and make happy memories.
Making a Better Life for Carers.
Our service is often a lifeline for many carers who would otherwise feel isolated and unable to cope.
A carer is someone, who without payment provides help and support to a parent, partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help. This could be due to illness, disability, frailty, mental ill heath or substance misuse.
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Mental Health Family Hour special episode around Coronavirus concerns for teachers, staff and pupils on Thursday 21st January at 10.00am – don’t miss it!
Sam Tyrer, Prevention and Engagement Lead Nursing & Quality Directorate at Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust, together with Mindset by Dave will be running a special episode on the Mental Health Family Hour on Thursday 21st January at 10.00am to address concerns that teachers, staff and pupils have raised around Coronavirus. The pupils have stated they are
Useful Resources for the whole family, to help you through these uncertain times…support, shopping and activities
Below is a list of support available for carers, families and vulnerable members of our community, together with a list of useful resources to occupy you and your family whilst staying at home. This list will be updated regularly as more support becomes available. Blackpool Carers’ Family Resources Pack Our team have compiled this very
Young Adult Carers’ Support Worker £18,525 pa | 37.5 hours/week We are seeking someone with real drive to join our carers’ service supporting young adult carers age 16 – 25. You will be instrumental in ensuring that carers and their families have access to the very best support. This role is funded by The Rank Foundation
Partnership and Research Officer £18,525 pa | 37.5 hours/week We are seeking someone with real drive to join our carers’ service. You will be instrumental in ensuring that carers and their families have access to the very best support through developing consultations with carers and partnerships with other local and national services. Research will also form
We have seen a huge increase in referrals during lockdown, as more people than ever before are turning into carers for their loved ones
Blackpool has seen a huge increase of carers in need of support as mental and physical illnesses take their toll during lockdown. Mental health struggles, long-term health problems and the lingering effects of Covid-19 have caused many people to take on caring roles this year. Quality Director, Faye Atherton said: “We have seen an overwhelming
COVID-19 SERVICE STATEMENT Updated 5 January 2021 As a service, our most important people are our carers and families. It is with them at the forefront of our minds that we seek to continue to make a better life for carers throughout this uncertain period. Our building and services remain open to carers, by appointment