Slough Carers enjoy ‘Reading Friends’ session

Carers came together for ‘Reading Friends’ session organised by Kinder Bassi, Slough Carers Support with Alison Beer, Libraries and Culture on Thursday. Alison said, “It was a pleasure to spend an hour with you and the lovely carers, sharing poems together. … Read More

Unpaid carers can now book a COVID-19 vaccination

Unpaid carers are in cohort six of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s priority list for the vaccination. Unpaid carers are defined by the JCVI as “those in receipt of a carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer of … Read More

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Employing someone to help with your caring responsibilities

Paid carers or personal assistants can help you and your loved one to live independently at home, helping out with shopping, meal preparation, help with medication and respite for family members. If you employ one – using your own money … Read More

Get Ready for Census 2021

Census 2021 will be the first digital-first survey. The census asks questions about individuals, their household, homes, employment, and religious beliefs. This year how homes are heated and sexuality will be new questions asked. All information is anonymised and the actual census … Read More

A practical guide to Healthy Ageing in Slough

Being able to stay healthy in later life is a crucial issue for all of us. Older people, particularly those with multiple long term conditions, including frailty, may not feel supported to look after their own health. This has a … Read More

Carer’s Coffee Morning with Kinder

Our thanks to Dr Kesar Sadhra from Manor Park Medical Centre Slough, who joined Kinder from Slough CVS for a very informative Q&A session and reassurance about the COVID-19 vaccine, at the Carers Coffee Morning last month, Kinder said, “Everyone on the … Read More