Celebratory Christmas lunch at the Carers Forum

On Friday 13 December, 42 carers attended the Carers Christmas forum at 29 Church Street, a time to relax over a celebratory Christmas lunch. Lisa Cunningham took to the floor to thank carers for completing the carers survey on training … Read More

Free cycle hire in Slough

Public Health’s physical activity and exercise referral scheme “Slough in Motion” is now offering residents 12 months of free cycle hire. Thanks to their relationship and the great work of the “Better By” team, they are proud to offer anyone … Read More

Get your FREE blood pressure checks at a local pharmacy – Slough

Get your FREE blood pressure checks at a local pharmacy – Slough Free blood pressure checks are being offered at 17 local pharmacies across Slough for people over 40 with no known diagnosis of high blood pressure. One in nine … Read More

Are you a Young Carer?

Do you look after or support a relative with an illness, disability, addiction or mental health condition? Are you under 18 (or under 25 if you have special educational needs or a disability)? If you answered yes to these questions, then … Read More

Survey Results and Feedback from Carers Forum

We ran a survey (completed by 53 carers) and held a forum to find out your views. We focused on asking about your training and support needs and what services would benefit you. Your feedback has been crucial and we … Read More

Carers UK State of Carers Survey

Carers UK have launched their annual State of Carers survey for 2019. The time you take to respond to the survey provides Carers UK with incredibly important evidence that enables them to: Campaign for more support for carers and those that you … Read More

Carers Leaflet from Slough Borough Council

A carer is someone who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help. This could be a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or is affected by mental health or substance … Read More

Flu season advice from Public Health Slough

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

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

FREE digital resources to help to make caring easier

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 impact … Read More

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