Job Vacancy: Would You Like to Work with Young Carers?

2018-01-03T11:15:20+01:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Norfolk Carers, Uncategorized, Young Carers|Tags: , , |

Two Part-Time Roles are Advertised Potential for One Full Time (37hr/wk) Post Young Carers Group Coordinator (Norwich) 22 hours per week We are looking for a motivated, resilient and experienced person to coordinate and deliver weekly Young Carers Groups, group activities and residential trips. You will support young people (aged 5 -16) by providing emotional support [...]

Families we support enjoy a night on the ice

2017-12-20T11:05:45+01:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Norfolk Carers, Uncategorized, Young Carers|Tags: , , , |

A group of young carers and young adult carers enjoyed an ice skating session in Norwich last night, after Norfolk Family Carers won the EDP 24 charity ice skating competition, along with Norfolk YMCA. It was a much welcomed chance for many young carers to have a break and enjoy a new experience during the festive period [...]

Fears family carers will be forced to pick up the pieces as work begins to cut £31 million from Norfolk’s social care budget.

2017-08-30T12:18:15+01:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellbeing, In The News, Legal, Financial & Carers' Rights, Norfolk Carers|Tags: , , , |

Nearly one in eight people in Norfolk look after a relative or friend who cannot manage on their own due to mental or physical ill health. Caring for someone else, although rewarding, can be challenging and it’s feared these struggles are set to get worse as Norfolk County Council begins work to make huge savings in its [...]

Norfolk Carers Photo Exhibition for Carers Week 2017

2017-07-11T10:37:32+01:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Groups & Events, Norfolk Carers, Young Carers|Tags: , , , |

This year for Carers Week, we wanted to do something a little bit different. We decided to host a photo exhibition to celebrate the lives of Norfolk's 100,000 unpaid carers. The photos were taken by Norfolk photographer Hannah Hutchins - herself a carer - and included some pictures of Hannah's elderly grandmother whom she cares [...]

Watch Tim Allard from Norfolk Carers tell Mustard TV about the growing importance of unpaid or family carers

2017-06-22T12:07:41+01:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: In The News, Norfolk Carers|Tags: , , |

A new report into Adult Social Care was published this week by Norfolk County Council. It outlined how the council plans to cope with the challenge of getting the best care for the frail and vulnerable amidst an ageing population and cuts to the social care budget. Keeping people active and independent will [...]

Carers urged to claim funding for groups before deadline closes at the end of June

2017-06-21T15:04:49+01:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: Norfolk Carers|Tags: , , |

Come Singing at The Costessey Centre receives a grant from Norfolk Carers. The popular singing group is for people of all ages with memory loss and their carers. If you live in Norfolk and you’re looking after someone who cannot cope on their own, you’ll know that meeting up with people in a similar [...]