Carers Week 2019

Carers Week 2019 is all about getting carers connected to health and wellbeing support to help them.
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About Carers Week

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.
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Carers Week 2019

This Carers Week 2019, we’re coming together to help carers get connected. There are 6.5 million people in the UK who are carers. They will be looking after a family member or friend who has a disability, mental or physical illness or who needs extra help as they grow older.
Caring can be a hugely rewarding experience but carers often find it challenging to take care of their own wellbeing whilst caring. Its impact on all aspects of life from relationships and health to finances and work should not be underestimated. Caring without the right information and support can be tough.

Getting carer support in Birmingham

If you are looking after someone and live in Birmingham get links to health, wellbeing and care support organisations that can help you by contacting our Information and Signposting Service. We can provide you with links to carer support organisations like local carers hubs and groups.


Jun 10 - 16 2019


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