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We wish them well! Our fundraising Castle to Castle cyclists get ready to start their 199-mile bike ride tomorrow...good luck all! 1

We wish them well! Our fundraising Castle to Castle cyclists get ready to start their 199-mile bike ride tomorrow…good luck all!

The Castle to Castle cyclists, including our very own Head of Business Development and Fundraising, Terry Hodkinson, have now set off to Northumberland, ready to start their 3-day 199 mile bike ride to raise funds for our carers.  They’ll be taking in the fantastic British countryside en-route, as well as visiting some iconic landmarks including …

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Statement - updated 28 July 2021 2

Coronavirus COVID-19 Statement – updated 28 July 2021

COVID-19 SERVICE STATEMENT Updated 28 July 2021 As a service, our most important people are our carers and families. Our building and services are fully open to carers and we continue to practice heightened cleaning, hygiene and ventilation measures to maintain a safe environment for all visitors and staff. Our Time Out respite sessions, Managing Challenging …

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Young Adult Carer

Carers Trust release new survey for 12-24 year old Young Carers, who support someone with a drinking problem…please complete and help to influence decision makers…closing date 5 July 2021!

Carers Trust are asking all unpaid young and young adult carers (aged 12-24), who support someone with a drinking problem in England to complete their new survey. Results will be used to: Help influence decision makers like the government. Highlight the needs of young carers and young adult carers in the media and on social …

Carers Trust release new survey for 12-24 year old Young Carers, who support someone with a drinking problem…please complete and help to influence decision makers…closing date 5 July 2021! Read More »

Healthwatch Together

Have you had a remote consultation as a hospital outpatient? Would you like to share your experience? Please complete the confidential Healthwatch Together survey today!

Healthwatch Together (covering Lancashire, Cumbria, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen) is working with Innovation Agency to gather information about the experiences of using remote consultations as a hospital outpatient. Remote consultations refer to any consultations or appointments done virtually/online, for example, using your mobile phone, tablet or laptop. They want to know the successes of …

Have you had a remote consultation as a hospital outpatient? Would you like to share your experience? Please complete the confidential Healthwatch Together survey today! Read More »

Trusted Charity Mark

Blackpool Carers is a charity you can ‘Trust’…and that’s official!

We are delighted to have been awarded the Trusted Charity Level 1 quality mark following our assessment in April. This award means so much to us here at Blackpool Carers Centre, recognising the tireless work across our team, including our wonderful volunteers. Achieving Trusted Charity Level 1 assures our carers, their families, our funders, supporters …

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Julia and Hans Rausing Trust

Youth Centre Recovery Fund will make a better life for our young carers…thank you so much!

We are delighted to be supported by the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust Youth Centre Recovery Fund which will contribute to the continued delivery of our provision for young carers from the age of 5. This essential service ensures that children who are providing care to loved ones are able to access time away from …

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Worn out unpaid carer

Worn out unpaid carers are uncertain the services they relied on will continue post-pandemic – read the new research released for Carers Week (7-13 June)

·       More than a third (35%) of people caring unpaid for family members or friends feel unable to manage their caring role ·       72% of carers have not had any breaks from their caring role during the pandemic ·       Carers Week charities call on Government to give back to carers and fund breaks Fewer than …

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Carers Week

Carers Week 7-13 June 2021

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. This year, carers across …

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