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‘The day dementia dramatically changed my life’


‘The day dementia dramatically changed my life’ –award-winning Brum businesswoman speaks out Anjum Khan reveals her heartbreak to mark World Alzheimer’s Month…

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Message from the Director Adult Social Care


Dear Family member/Carer Coronavirus As you will be aware, Coronavirus is still prevalent in Birmingham and we remain committed to ensuring…

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SEND Briefing Parent Webinars


Parent/Carer Webinars take place regularly throughout the year and cover a number of different topics. Please see the local offer website…

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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’s #BrumLockdownStories


#UnsungHero Neil shares his experience of being a Carer to his dad and his brother with Birmingham Museum as part of…

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Research on Working Carers


The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and University of Sheffield have conducted a survey of 970 unpaid carers in…

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Parents of disabled children “Left in Lockdown”


As part of the Disabled Children’s Partnership (DCP), partnership, Contact for Families with Disabled Children have published new research that shows families have been…

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Carers Going Hungry in Lockdown


#UnsungHero Christie Michael from Essex, hasn’t left her house for three months in fear of making her mum fatally ill. Christie…

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Coronavirus: 4.5m people in UK forced to become unpaid carers


An estimated 4.5 million people – three times the size of the NHS workforce – have been forced to become unpaid…

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Birmingham carer speaks out about ‘lockdown loneliness’ during Loneliness Awareness Week


Although restrictions are being lifted suggesting the COVID-19 fight could be a step closer to being won, some are still struggling…

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