United Kingdom Carer’s Week 11-17 June 2018
Carer’s Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring. It highlights the challenges carers face and recognises the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.
No one can underestimate the patience and sacrifice caring full time requires. That’s why it’s important to respect the work which carers do which often goes unnoticed. EveryDay respects the commitment given by carers and looks to support their role.
EveryDay adds support where families need this- an extension to the family almost. The campaign comes to life by thousands of individuals and organisations organising activities and events throughout the UK. We are drawing attention to just how important caring is.
Carer’s Week- Building Communities
This Carers Week, we’re coming together to build communities that support the health and wellbeing of carers. Around 6.5 million people in the UK are carers, looking after a parent, partner, child or friend. A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support to a family member or friend who has a disability, illness, mental health problem or who needs extra help as they grow older.
Caring – the impact
Caring can be a hugely rewarding experience while sometimes carers find it challenging to take care of their own wellbeing whilst caring. The impact of caring on health and wellbeing should not be underestimated this Carer’s week.
Find out how you can get involved in Carers Week to help carers stay Healthy and Connected. https://www.carersweek.org/
If you care for someone in North Tyneside have you contacted the North Tyneside Carers Centre? https://www.northtynesidecarers.org.uk/
Tel: 0191 6432298 e mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
The North Tyneside programme of events for Carers Week can be viewed here https://www.northtynesidecarers.org.uk/news-and-publications/article/164/carers-week-programme-2018
EveryDay can offer support to carers through our own Wellbeing Centre offer https://www.everydayuk.org/wellbeing/