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Virtual Cuppa for Carers


Mobilise is a bunch of carers coming together for supportive chats to share practical tips and tricks, and sometimes just to…

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Be Empowered Workshops Go Online


As a result of the current COVID-19 situation, the Be Empowered Workshops Team are now looking to offer the Be Empowered…

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Council and Communities work together to tackle the Coronavirus Outbreak


Birmingham City Council is working with the city’s voluntary sector umbrella body, Birmingham Voluntary Service Council, to create a coordinated community…

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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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World Sleep Day


Friday 13th March is World Sleep Day. Getting a good night’s sleep is vital to keep us physically and mentally well….

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£15 High Street Voucher for One Hour of your Time


Do you care for an adult who lives in the same house as you? Would you like to share your experiences?…

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Coronavirus Contingency plans for Carers


You will no doubt have seen the government’s public information about coronavirus. The public awareness campaign focuses on hand washing, washing…

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Carers Cards to Recognise and Value Carers


In November, on Carers Rights Day, Forward Carers launched the Carers Card. The Carers Card aims to support Carers to be…

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Keep Warm, Stay Well


Cold weather can impact on existing health conditions, especially if you are 65 or older, have a long-term health condition, have…

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National Living Wage Increase & Carer’s Allowance


The government has announced that in April 2020, the National Living Wage will increase. This is obviously good news for some,…

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