Carers Stories, News

Scam Awareness – Keeping Carers Safe

Trading Standards officers are seeing new types of face-to-face and online fraud on a “daily basis”, with fraudsters becoming increasingly confident and convincing at scamming members of the public, which is one of the reasons we run regular Scam Awareness Training here at North Tyneside Carers’ Centre. From offering fake

What does being a Trustee of North Tyneside Carers’ Centre mean?

Alison is the current Chair of Trustees here at North Tyneside Carers’ Centre and has been involved with the Centre for six years. It’s easy to see someone’s name at the top of a list, or hear their name in passing conversation without knowing fully what they do. For anyone

Small Steps to Feeling Good

Residents across the borough will have recently received a booklet through their door with ideas on how to stay fit and healthy whilst we’re being asked to stay at home more due to the pandemic. Being home for a long time means we’ve not been getting the exercise we used
Carers Stories

Life as a Trustee – Meet Paul

My name is Paul Waggott and I joined the Board of Trustees of the North Tyneside Carers Centre towards the end of 2016. I was a young carer from the age of 11. I looked after my mother who had serious mental health and prescription drug abuse problems. My father
Carers Stories, News, Success stories

Getting Carers Into Work

Since joining the team in April 2020, Carers into Work Advisor Stirling has been working hard to support carers at various stages of their lives and caring journey to return to work, find a new job, or return to further education. The world feels full of doom and gloom right