Adult Carers

Items relating specifically to adult carers, information, news, local events, etc.

Safeguarding Adults: Focus on Self-neglect

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The Richmond and Wandsworth Safeguarding Adults Board would like to raise awareness around the Safeguarding topic of self-neglect. What is Self-neglect? Self-neglect is a behavioural condition which leads to a…

Carers Right Day 2021

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Do you or someone you know, support someone who would not manage without help? Every day, 6,000 people in the United Kingdom become carers (Carers UK). Whether that is the…

Need help with your energy supply?

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Despite the current turmoil in the energy market there are still steps people can take to manage their energy supply. Citizens Advice Richmond has specialist energy advice that can help…

The benefits of digital

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Millions of people provide unpaid care for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem, or addiction, cannot cope without their support. These carers’ lives…

Safeguarding Adults Week 2021

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Safeguarding Adults Week 2021 takes place from 15th-21st November 2021. It’s an opportunity for organisations to come together to raise awareness of important safeguarding issues, facilitate conversations and to raise…

Adaptive clothing donations

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A local charity, Embracing Age, is putting together clothing packs for care-home residents in need. It is requesting donations of adaptive clothing and other articles that are easy to take…

Carers Week 2021

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The theme for Carers Week 2021, which took place from 7th to 14th June was “Making Carers Visible and Valued” and from first conception at the Carers in the Community…

My Life TV

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My Life TV is the first not-for-profit video on-demand streaming service for people with dementia – it’s like Netflix for people with dementia. Created by award-winning charity My Life Films,…