Date for the diary: Carers Rights Day – 25 November

  To mark Carers Rights Day on Thursday 25 November, we will be holding a lunch for all carers and the cared for, at Britwell Community Café. Mark the date in your calendar now and look out for more details … Read More

Carers Rights Day `Know Your Rights’

Thursday 26 November is Carers Rights Day and this year the theme is ‘Know your rights’.  Carers Rights Day is a national campaign that brings organisations together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to … Read More

Guidance for those who provide unpaid care to friends or family

For guidance for those who provide unpaid care to friends or family, please visit the Government website

Know your rights as a working carer

Nearly 1 in 8 employees is a carer but with the demands of a paid job alongside caring, 1 in 5 carers end up quitting work altogether. It is therefore important that carers know their rights and exercise them when … Read More

Carers Flexible Working Rights

Are you a carer…do you know about your right to Flexible Working? Flexible working can allow to balance your work alongside your caring responsibilities. For more information about flexible working you can download ‘Supporting working carers – a guide to … Read More

Carers rights and the Care Act

The NHS has a wealth of web information available and it is all well worth exploring. This article does a great job of explaining the Carers Act and Carers Rights. http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/Pages/carers-rights-care-act-2014.aspx