The thoughts of carers, Carers Support staff, Trustees, and volunteers and contributions from partners and stakeholders.

World Alzheimer’s Day – 21st September 2019

By |2019-09-20T09:43:56+01:00September 20th, 2019|Blog|

Is your life touched by dementia?  If you care for someone with Alzheimer’s, or any other type of dementia, this blog is dedicated to you.  Our very best thoughts are going out to you today, and every day. Today, 21st September is World Alzheimer’s Day.  It’s the highlight of September’s World Alzheimer’s month, in which organisations and individuals around the world focus their efforts on raising awareness of the issues by people affected by dementia. [...]

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World Suicide Prevention Day

By |2019-09-10T07:53:54+01:00September 10th, 2019|Blog|

Today, September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Find out about how this important awareness initiative is helping to prevent needless grief and devastation on an international scale. World Suicide Prevention Day takes place every year on 10th September. Established in 2003, it’s an awareness day that brings together the co-operation and commitment of three organisations: The International Association for Suicide Prevention, the World Federation for Mental Health, both supported by the World Health Organisation. [...]

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Know your numbers

By |2019-09-09T08:40:55+01:00September 9th, 2019|Blog|

Do YOU know your numbers? Read all about this amazing awareness week and get checked out as soon as you can.  It could quite literally change your life. Or even save it. Do YOU know your numbers?  Your blood pressure numbers, of course. From 9th-15th September, the charity Blood Pressure UK is launching its annual “Know your Numbers!” campaign.  Established in 2001, this flagship awareness programme has led to 1.5 million people getting their blood [...]

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International Day of Charity

By |2019-09-05T11:41:08+01:00September 5th, 2019|Blog|

Today, September 5th is the International Day of Charity.  What exactly is it, and how can YOU get involved? Today is the International Day of Charity. You may not have heard of it, but it’s certainly gaining a lot of ground and has significant worldwide backing.  In fact, it’s a unique initiative.  To inspire you, we’ve put together some information about this important day.  Why not get involved? A little bit of History International Day [...]

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