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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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Carers Summer 2019 Newsletter

The latest edition of our Carers Newsletter Summer 2019 is now available online. This is being posted and emailed out today to carers who are registered with our service.continue reading

Carers Week 2019

The 25th Anniversary takes place from 10th - 16th Junecontinue reading

Upcoming meetings & Events

Carers Week 2019 Information Sessions

Find out about the support available to you and talk with one of our Carer Support workers.continue reading

Stepping Out

This is a chance to get out and meet people in Yell. the group meet every couple of weeks in various halls around Yell.continue reading

Sign up for your free SRT leisure centre pass for one week in June

Want to visit your local SRT centre free during the last week of June? Fancy a swim, trip to the gym or a game of bowls with some friends?continue reading

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