Flu season advice from Public Health Slough
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Did you know….between 50 and 100 people die every year in Slough due to the Flu, a third of which are otherwise healthy individuals with no underlying health conditions. Do you want to risk getting the flu? Flu facts: 1) … Read More

Working together: Our town needs you!
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The council’s adult social care team is looking for Slough residents and carers with experience of adult social care and support services to join a new influential group.The co-production group hopes to bring people together so they can get involved … Read More

Know your rights as a working carer
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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

New FREE digital resources to help to make caring easier
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Recently launched from Slough Borough Council and Carers UK Your free access code is: DGTL4366 Caring for a loved one who is ill, disabled or older can be valuable and rewarding, but without the right support caring can have an … Read More

New Drop-In Sessions for Carers
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We are delighted to announce a new drop-in session for Carers. What: Drop-in sessions for information, advice and support Where: Herschel Medical Centre, 45 Osborne Street, Slough, SL1 1TT When: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, anytime between 9:30am and 11:30am … Read More

cApp – PIP and ESA Assessment Tools
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This is a great website for PIP and ESA Assessment Calculations http://www.c-app.org.uk/  

Enabling seniors to age in place increases quality of life and happiness
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Please see the following links shared with us by George an Aging at Home Activist The Checklist for Aging in Place https://www.care.com/c/stories/5432/a-checklist-for-aging-in-place/ Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/moving-in-aging-or-disabled-parent/ Emergency Preparedness Guide … Read More

Technology is Important
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Did you know …. “Many of us use technology in our everyday lives, but seven out of ten people don’t think of technology when it comes to caring.” from CARERS UK Find out about what technology is out there to … Read More

Fun with Photos with Three
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What: A fun, interactive session that will show you how you can use your smart phones to take better photographs. There will be an opportunity to do some editing and making the photo look even better. Using an app called … Read More

Slough Carers Support launches Carers Week with Unsung Heroes Celebration
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On Monday 11th June, Slough Carers Support launched Carers Week at the Masonic Centre in Slough, with an Unsung Heroes Celebration. The event was designed to thank the carers of Slough and was attended by over 100 carers and volunteers. … Read More

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