New Scheme Will Help People Return to Work After Career Gaps

A new project will support people who’ve had a long break from work, to care for family members for example, to take the first steps back into a career, and filling key roles with local employers. The North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) is investing over £650,000, working with local

Seven Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your GP Appointment

Young carers routinely tell us that GPs can fail to recognise the health problems that arise from their caring role. Helping GPs to identify and support carers of all ages within their practices is one of our main priorities here at North Tyneside Carers’ Centre. Caring for someone can take
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North Tyneside Carers’ Centre receives National Lottery funding

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre, is celebrating after being awarded almost £200,000 in National Lottery funding. These funds will enable us to continue supporting unpaid carers across North Tyneside, as well as developing our presence in local communities, in line with our strategy. The funding will allow us to continue bringing

Third of unpaid carers would use a break from caring to see the doctor

Source: Carers UK Unpaid carers are unable to see a doctor because they can’t get a break from caring, according to damning new figures published by national charity Carers UK.  One in three carers looking after older, disabled or ill relatives say they would use a break from caring to attend a medical appointment, and half

New Scheme Launched to Trace Missing Dementia Patients

The recently launched Herbert Protocol is a national scheme that encourages carers, family and friends to provide and put together useful information, which can then be used in the event of a vulnerable person going missing. Carers, relatives and friends can now complete a form in advance, making note of important