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Chinese New Year & Support for Carers


Enjoy Chinese New Year at the annual celebration in Birmingham on Sunday 26 January 11.30 – 4.00pm. More details about the…

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Guidance on Supporting Adult Carers


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released guidance on supporting adult carers (people aged 18 and over…

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Young Carers Awareness Day


Young Carers Awareness Day takes place on 30 January, it is led by Carers Trust to raise awareness of the challenges…

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67% of informal carers struggle to juggle work and carer responsibilities 


Almost nine in 10 informal carers receive no support from their employer Do you juggle work with your caring role? Does…

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Courses for Family Carers of People with Dementia


A charity called Dementia Carers Counts runs courses to help carers feel confident, valued and heard. If you are supporting a…

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Dementia Services for Carers


Specialist Dementia Services for Carers Programme In July 2019, Forward Carers was commissioned by Birmingham City Council, BSOL CCG and the…

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Carer Projects


Forward Carers would like to invite organisations to apply for funding up to £25,000 to deliver Carer services in Birmingham. In…

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Support for Carers over the Christmas Period


As a carer, you may find your caring responsibilities leave you little time for developing relationships with friends and family which…

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Supporting Somebody with Dementia over the Christmas Period


For most of us Christmas is a joyful experience where we can spend time with family and friends but for someone…

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Carers – what might Brexit mean to you?


It doesn’t matter which way you voted and it doesn’t matter if it gets delayed again. This isn’t about hoarding and…

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