News and Information

Local and national news items that may be of interest to carers as well as updates on policies, benefits, laws and other processes that may effect carers.

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,…

THANK YOU

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We cannot thank you enough for all your support, time and donations. They help us provide our specialised service to young carers. A huge thank you to Selco Builders for…

A note to say farewell

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Adult carers support worker and workshop coordinator Tina is leaving Richmond Carers Centre after eight years to pursue a new career.  We wish her the very best of luck in…

The Hidden Disabilities sunflower

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The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower originated in 2016 when London Gatwick Airport asked “How can we recognise that one of our passengers may have a non-obvious disability?”. The answer was to…

Managing your health and wellbeing

Carers tell us that it can be difficult to look after their own health and wellbeing whilst caring for someone. How do we currently support carers to manage their health…

Medicine without prescription

Minor health conditions can be treated without visiting the GP.  Many minor health conditions will either get better on their own or can be treated with over the counter medicines.…
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