Share your caring experiences during Coronavirus

Local NHS providers are planning how they can begin delivering more services again and are asking residents to fill in a survey with their experiences of COVID-19. This could be because you have had the virus or about the services you would normally use. Tell us what’s worked well, what could be better
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#ClappersforCarers – 30th June 2020

COVID-19 has hit carers exceptionally hard, with young carers struggling to get the respite they need at school and shop for the family, risking putting vulnerable members of their family in harms way by having to visit shops due to a lack of home delivery slots for example. The cancellation
Posted  on 18th June 2020 0

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and North Tyneside Carers’ Centre – Monday 15th June 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and North Tyneside Carers’ Centre Monday 15th June 2020 Last week was national Carers Week and our plans had to change dramatically as a result of Covid-19. The theme was ‘Making Carers More Visible’ and we worked with Carers’ Centres across the county to raise the profile of
News, Young Carers

Creative Writing Competition Winners

It’s estimated that there are at least 700,000 young carers in the UK. Young carers may look after parents, siblings or other family members, and may handle a huge range of tasks from personal care such as dressing and washing, to household chores, to managing family finances or arranging health
Posted  on 12th June 2020 0
News, Young Carers

Caring in Quarantine – Diary Entries

The first in our new series, we reached out to carers to record their thoughts and feelings about what life has been like during this unprecedented and stressful time. Caring in quarantine during a global pandemic has placed enormous stress and worry on carers – this is their voice and