In: Forward Carers

Carers prioritised to receive Covid-19 Vaccine


The government’s vaccine committee has revised its recommendations to include unpaid carers in the Covid-19 vaccine priority list, ranked as priority…

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Birmingham hairdresser, council worker and museum employee scoop Carer Friendly Business Award


Committed businesses described as “beacons of light amid the bleak COVID landscape” have scooped awards for helping people across Birmingham in…

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And the Carer Friendly Business Award Winners are…..


The second Carer Friendly Business Awards took place on Thursday, November 26 as a virtual awards ceremony. They were launched last…

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Winners of Birmingham Carer Friendly Business Awards to be announced


Birmingham business carer commitment has “shone through among the bleakness of 2020”, a judge for a top awards programme has said….

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PPE available for Carers


On 18 September 2020, the Department for Health and Social Care published the Adult Social Care Winter Plan which included a…

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New appointment at Forward Carers


Forward Carers CIC today announces the appointment of Dionne Williams in the role of Managing Director. Dionne has worked for Forward…

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How Birmingham Carers can Win an Alexa


Carers who support a family member or friend in Birmingham have the chance of winning an Alexa! To enter this FREE…

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Carer Friendly Business Awards aims to make Birmingham the first ‘Carer Friendly City’


Birmingham businesses which “prioritise and support carers” across the city are being encouraged to take part in an annual awards programme….

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IMPORTANT Update for Carers Regarding Coronavirus


We’re all facing a monumental challenge to both understand and cope with what is going on around us.  As you’ll appreciate we’re…

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Adult Social Care: Draft Day Opportunities Strategy Cabinet Meeting


Draft Day Opportunities Strategy Cabinet Meeting on Tuesday 11th February 2020 at 10.00am A message from Councillor Paulette Hamilton, cabinet member…

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Birmingham businesses urged to support carers at work


Birmingham businesses are being urged to be more “flexible and supportive” as figures have shown more than a third of UK…

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Forward Carers – Working For Carers Event – Do You Care 2?


Being a carer can be rewarding, but it comes with the added pressure of money worries, time management and trying to…

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You May Have Mail….


Your Views Matter!   If you are a carer registered with Birmingham Carers Hub or Birmingham City Council, you may be invited to…

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Making Space for Carers – Lead Volunteer


Role description: In partnership with Ageing Better in Birmingham, we are looking at improving opportunities for carers and ex-carers (over 50…

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A Life Alongside Caring Family Fun Day


A special thank you to all these amazing companies who have donated a gift for our free raffle give away, during…

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On Sunday 17th June we are holding a family fun day at the Botanical Gardens, Edgbaston. ‘A Life Alongside Caring’ We…

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Birmingham’s Commitment to Carers


It is estimated that there are around 107,380 carers (that is 1 in 8 people) living in Birmingham. Birmingham City Council…

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NHS and Birmingham City Council Carers Event – Friday 2nd March 2018


NHS Birmingham and Birmingham City Council would like to invite carers to a carers’ information event, taking place on Friday 2…

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New Website Launched


You may have noticed we’ve had a make-over! We’re delighted to unveil our new test version of the Forward Carers website….

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Carers Week 2017 – Celebrating Birmingham Carers in Style


Being a Carer isn’t just caring about someone – although that’s part of it – it’s about all the things that…

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FREE carer training courses across the West Midlands


While no two carer experiences are the same, there are certain issues that do affect most carers. Caring safely is key…

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