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Calling all carers and loved ones! Join a new NHS group and help to influence future services 1

Calling all carers and loved ones! Join a new NHS group and help to influence future services

A new Service User and Carer Council hosted by Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust will hold their first meeting on Thursday 23 September at Beaverbrooks House from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. This is a welcome opportunity for you to come along and influence future services. Please register your interest at fyldecoastops@lscft.nhs.uk CLICK HERE to download …

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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 …

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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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Positive messages from our Young Carers on Young Carers Action Day - we were also featured on That's TV Lancashire - just take a look! 5

Positive messages from our Young Carers on Young Carers Action Day – we were also featured on That’s TV Lancashire – just take a look!

To celebrate Young Carers Action Day (YCAD) on 16th March, our Young Carers service was featured on That’s TV Lancashire…to watch the clip CLICK the image below: Also, some of Blackpool’s Young Carers and others from across the country, sent some very positive messages to other Young Carers on Twitter…CLICK HERE to take a look! …

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Carers HeArt Project makes unpaid carers more visible - online art exhibition now open - take a LOOK! 8

Carers HeArt Project makes unpaid carers more visible – online art exhibition now open – take a LOOK!

Carers HeArt Project Online Art Exhibition is now open! To view some of the fantastic work designed by Blackpool’s carers and cared for and find out more about the project CLICK HERE The Carers HeArt Project came about when Blackpool Carers were approached just before the first lockdown by Tony Tackett* of Fylde National Arts …

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