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 …

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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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Today is Carers Rights Day – read the CarersUK research released today that shows how much unpaid carers are saving the UK every day of the pandemic

Today is Carers Rights Day. This year’s theme is ‘know your rights’. In a recent survey of nearly 6,000 carers by Carers UK, they found: Four in five unpaid carers are providing more care for relatives 78% reported that the needs of the person they care for have increased during the pandemic Two thirds (67%) …

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Please donate

This year, instead of sending Christmas Cards, we are asking supporters to make a donation to Blackpool Carers. You will help to make a better life for local carers this Christmas and beyond and be a part of our environmental efforts too by saving trees. To make a

A beneficial website to help us all build our wellbeing and help us to cope during these difficult times

www.WellbeingAndCoping.net A wellbeing and coping resource to help people during covid-19 By Sarah Markham Member of the BMJ Patient Panel and WellbeingAndCoping Expert Reference Group. Covid-19 is not just a public health crisis, it is also personal. We are all feeling the pressure. The ongoing uncertainties are manifold – how much worse the second wave …

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