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Welcome to our news page. We’ll keep you up-to-date with what’s happening for carers in your area, so, whether you are new to caring, or have been looking after someone else for some time, you’ll be able to find out about information, advice and support for you – and find someone else to talk to who understands your situation.

A young adult carer explains how our Transitions Service has helped support him and his family.

Karl, from Norwich is 17, and helps care for his mum who has Spina Bifida. He feels that he really stepped up to the caring role when he was about 11 and realised that he could help his Mum. His Dad, who is the main carer, recently had two hernia operations with subsequent complications. As a result Karl is now [...]

September 18th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

In Preparation for Make Some Noise day.

in May we were pleased to announce that we had been selected as one of the charities to be supported by Global's Make Some Noise this year. Since them we have been working with their teams to prepare for the Make Some Noise Day on Friday 5th October. One of the key activities involved the Make Some Noise team visiting our [...]

September 13th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year

Since being voted in as "Sainsbury's Local Charity of the Year at both the Pound Lane, Norwich and the Bacton Road, North Walsham stores we are already seeing great results. The "launch" weekend across both stores saw us working closely with the Sainsbury's teams to raise awareness of unpaid carers and identify hidden carers as well as fund raising. We met and spoke to many carers during [...]

September 4th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

Changes to Privacy Policy – May 2018

We have updated our Privacy Policy in line with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which come into force on 25th May 2018. We are committed to ensuring that any personal information you may share with us is treated with confidentiality and kept secure at all times. GDPR gives individuals increase rights in relation to the collection, use and retention of [...]

May 24th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

A Norfolk carer tells us about certain local businesses who’ve been making life easier as we urge more firms to become ‘carer friendly’.

65 year old Marilyn Palmer from Kirby Bedon cares for her husband Doug, 75, who was diagnosed with dementia in 2013. Recently, Marilyn became separated from Doug in John Lewis, Norwich. After searching the store for some time and failing to find him, she became distressed. Immediately, two members of staff came to her assistance and within 30 minutes, they’d [...]

April 26th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellbeing, In The News, Legal, Financial & Carers' Rights, Norfolk Carers|
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