Calling all carers and loved ones! Join a new NHS group and help to influence future services 3

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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Our fantastic Castle to Castle cyclists have returned - watch the video of their eventful journey! 5

Our fantastic Castle to Castle cyclists have returned – watch the video of their eventful journey!

After 3 days cycling through sun, wind, rain and hail, all in aid of Blackpool’s unpaid carers, our worn out cyclists arrived back at Lancaster Castle to a well deserved welcome from family, friends and supporters from Blackpool Carers…well done everyone, we cannot thank you enough! The cyclists have raised a tremendous £31,500 to date, …

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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! 6

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 7

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 …

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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 …

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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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