Do you have a few hours to spare? If so you might be interested in becoming a volunteer with the Carers Sitting Service. Read more
Everybody deserves a break, especially Carers. We run many types of short breaks for Carers ranging from a ukulele group to a holiday lodge. Partner organisations also run services such as Nene Valley Community Action's Needs & Aspirations project or Carers Trust East Midland's Emergency Respite Service. Some of these services will need a Carers Assessment which can also lead to other services that aim to support you in your caring role.
Do you have a few hours to spare? If so you might be interested in becoming a volunteer with the Carers Sitting Service.Read more
The Carers Sitting services uses volunteers to provide low-level support e.g. befriending; where appropriate accompanying to external activities, to residents of Northamptonshire. In doing so, some time away from the caring role for can be provided for a Carer.Read more
CarerSmart is a club from Carers Trust, the UK’s largest Carers charity, and is open to Carers, people with care needs and staff and volunteers across the Carers Trust network.
Joining is easy and free, once you’re a member, you can benefit from a wide range of offersRead more
The aim of this service is to provide emergency breaks and rapid response support to carers at short notice, to deal with emergency situations or to prevent a crisis from occurring. The service also provides support for one off appointments and events to offer the carer more support and flexibility to deal with life’s unexpected events.Read more
We provide short breaks for Carers and their families at our holiday lodges in Suffolk. Carers can purchase a break privately but unfortunately our free places are now full and we have closed our waiting list until further notice.Read more
The sound of a ukulele brings up images of far-away tropical beaches: sun on your face, cocktail in hand. Or stuck in a trench with George Formby. Either way our Carers Ukulele group is a relaxing way to socialise with other Carers, relax and learn an instrument.Read more
We are really proud of our Carers Choir. Not only does it allow Carers to socialise once a week but they make the occasional star appearances such as as at our Christmas Concert. Don't tell anyone but singing is also a great breathing exercise which can help with relaxation.Read more