Educating the professionals

One of the key ways that we improve services for carers is to raise awareness – of who carers are, the issues they have to cope with on a day-to-day basis, and what changes practitioners can make to make carers’ lives easier. Here is a taster of some of the work that we’ve been involved with recently.

Continue reading “Educating the professionals”

Improving Identification of Young Carers

We are working with Carers Trust, who have been funded by the Department of Health and Social Care, to deliver a train the trainer-style workshop to increase local partners’ knowledge and understanding of young carers. Eight events are being held across England. Upcoming events include:
  • Durham workshop, 5 March 2018: register here 
  • Peterborough workshop, 7 March 2018: register here
  • Birmingham workshop, 8 March 2018: register here

Continue reading “Improving Identification of Young Carers”

Young Minds Matter

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children is holding an event called Young Minds Matter on October 10, 6pm – 8.30pm.  Young Minds Matter is a new concept generated by young people, for young people to aid awareness, share experiences and promote positive mental health.

The event will take place during World Mental Health Day at the Bristol Royal Infirmary.

For more information on how to attend click here.