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

Enabling seniors to age in place increases quality of life and happiness

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

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

In Case of Emergency – ICE

“In Case of Emergency” By adding ICE to your mobile phone, it allows paramedics on the scene to identify you, treat you and be able to contact your next of kin immediately. It is particularly useful for carers as should … Read More

Web Resources for Alzheimers and Dementia

The following links were kindly provided by Marie Villeza, Jim Vogel & Others Driving and Dementia – The Direct Line Guide for Seniors https://www.directline.com/car-cover/driving-and-dementia Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/09/preparing-your-home-for-a-loved-one-with-alzheimers-a-caregivers-guide.html Alzheimer’s and Keeping … Read More

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