Supporting carers at work is key priority – or risk an unmotivated workforce

Source: Bdaily News The number of employees that are balancing work life with caring responsibilities is growing, with 1 in 7 of the workforce, or 5 million of the population, identifying as carers. We can’t avoid the fact that the population is ageing, and with 600 people having to give up

Ten Reasons to Take a Break From Caring

Over 6.5 million people in the UK are carers of a partner, child, or friend. Caring can be a physically and emotionally exhausting role, so It’s important to look after yourself so you have the energy to do the things you enjoy and carry on caring. Caring is a full

Carers invited to learn new skills at our Connecting Carers workshops

Improve your wellbeing – come and join us at our Connecting Carers’ sessions. Sessions are free of charge and will take place at various locations across North Tyneside.  They aim to help carers improve their well-being by getting connected, being active, learning a new skill, understanding thoughts and creating positive
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New ‘Happy to chat’ Scheme launched in North Tyneside

Source: VODA VODA is working in collaboration with Whitley Bay Big Local and members of the SIGN Network, to develop ‘Happy to Chat’ schemes across North Tyneside to help reduce loneliness and social isolation. Residents can sign up to be volunteers and will be given Happy to Chat badges to wear out
If U Care Share

Amazing charity supports families whose lives have ‘exploded’ after a loved one’s suicide

A lifesaving charity which helps those bereaved by suicide will now be able to support people throughout the North East. If U Care Share, a charity dedicated to preventing suicide and to helping those whose loved ones have ended their lives, has received an NHS funding boost meaning it can