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Taking time for me when also a carer – Blog

Time for me Are you a carer and struggle taking care of your own health too?  You are not alone.  Many carers say they are unable to prioritise themselves whilst supporting someone else. However, having a break and looking after... Read More...

Website Survey

Last month, we launched our new website. You can view it here if you haven’t browsed it yet - Home - Blackburn with Darwen Carers Service (bwdcarers.org.uk). Our carers opinions are important to us, what you think matters. Feedback from... Read More...

Stuart’s Marathon

In February 2016 I had a free health check at work, I was 38 at the time, had two young children and despite being active in my younger years I had started making excuses for my lack of exercise and... Read More...

My Mental Health – Young Carer Voice

As part of the My Mental Health project, Carers Trust brought together young carers and young adult carers who were involved in the project to discuss their achievements and what being involved meant to them. Using this testimony, we worked... Read More...

Carers Dream Draw

The draw took place on 21st July 2021 remotely. Tickets are now on sale for the August draw from the Carers Service on 01254 688440 or office@bwdcarers.org.uk Carers Dream Draw tickets are sold under the terms, conditions and licensing of... Read More...

Carers Dream Draw

The draw took place on 29th June 2021 at Kingsway Read More...

Lasting Power of Attorney Form Filling Service

Could you volunteer on our Lasting Power of Attorney Form-Filling Service? Are you looking for a skilled volunteer opportunity? Are you confident with your literacy skills? Are you interested in helping people? We are looking out for volunteers to work... Read More...

Free Food to our Carers

Free Food for our Carers (remember to bring a carrier bag!) We are really pleased to have been accepted as part of the FareShare food distribution scheme.  This means that our Carers can come and help themselves to free food.... Read More...

Pet Therapy and Dementia – Blog

Can a pet help someone with dementia? Many people with dementia find their pet to be an invaluable support.  Their pet may provide them with a purpose and companionship.   However, there may be times a person with dementia struggles to... Read More...

Power of Attorney – Blog

What is Power of Attorney? A lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document.  It allows someone you have selected in advance, to make decisions about your health care or finances, if you were unable to make decisions for yourself.... Read More...
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