Supporting GP practices to support carers

The 2011 Census identified 22,208 adult carers in North Tyneside and it was estimated that there were up to 7,000 young carers living in the Borough. However, research in 2018 suggested the figure for young carers could be up to 800,000 young people in England alone. This means there may
News, Young Carers

Introducing the Young Carers Service

The Young Carers Service is a team made up of professionals with backgrounds in Social Work, Youth Work and Teaching, who enable young carers to have a break from their caring role, benefit from 1:1 support and take part in youth participation to share their stories about being a young
Carers Stories, News

Connecting Lonely and Isolated Carers

Many carers have experienced loneliness and a sense of isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. This can have a huge impact on an individual’s mental health and wellbeing. North Tyneside Carers’ Centre is working with other local organisations including VODA, Age UK North Tyneside and North Tyneside CAB to support local
Young Carers

Social Action: Sharing Your Experiences

Last term both primary and secondary age young carers got together to form two six week Social Action Projects. The aim of the projects was to explore young carers experiences during the pandemic, they all discussed ways they could express how they felt and what was important to them during