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In the UK there are six million people who care unpaid for an ill, frail or disabled family member or friend. These people are called carers.

They help with personal things like getting someone dressed, turning them in their sleep, helping them to the toilet, helping them move about or administering their medication. Carers also help with things like shopping, laundry, cleaning, cooking, filling in forms or managing money.

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Q1: Do you provide unpaid care for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without your support?

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Short Breaks for Strange Times

Possible ideas for taking breaks during Covid-19 lockdown and grants available.continue reading

Groups cancelled until further notice

All our carer support groups are currently postponed due to Covid-19. If you have any queries please contact 743980 or carers@shetland.org.continue reading

Spring 2020 Carers Newsletter

The latest version of our Carers Newsletter is now available and is being posted/emailed out to carers registered with our service this week. To register you can Sign Up from our home page https://www.shetlandcarers.org/continue reading

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