We listen to family carers!

Have you ever had a great idea but just didn’t know who to take it to?

Well, now there is a place you can! Simply sign up to our Online Community & engage with others about the issues & experiences you have had.

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Adult Carers

If you are an Adult providing unpaid care to an ill, older or disabled person it is not “just something you do” you are carrying out a caring role.

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Young Carers

If you are 5-24 years old and care for, or are affected by, a family member who has a physical or mental illness you are a young carer.

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Parent Carers

As parents of children with a disability or long term illness life can be incredibly demanding.

We work in partnership with Activities Unlimited to provide support to parent carers and the children they look after.

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#averydifferentconversation

Mental health and emotional wellbeing draft strategy

Lets continue to have #averydifferentconversation

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Events

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Woodbridge family carer group

Independent group partnered to Suffolk Family Carers. Local groups are a great…

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Young Carers Christmas Craft Activity in Lowestoft for under 9’s

A chance for parents to have quality time with their child to…

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Young Carers Smokehouse Session for 14+

For those registered Young Carers who have a keen interest in Music.…

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Online community

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We have a thriving online community of family carers and professionals. We also have a brand new forum where you can ask questions, share information and support each other. Click below to see how you can get involved in the conversations happening now!

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Courses

Caring for young people with Autism/ADHD (3 session programme)

Caring for young people with Autism/ADHD This programme is specifically…

Caring for young people with Autism/ADHD This programme is specifically for you if you are caring for someone with ASD/ADHD who is under the age of 18. It helps you to look at the way in which you care whilst maintaining you…

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Wellbeing & Mindfulness nature walks – Thetford

Wellbeing & Mindfulness nature walks Join Jane for guided meditation…

Wellbeing & Mindfulness nature walks Join Jane for guided meditation walks in beautiful locations; relax in stillness and let nature soothe and restore you. Mindful nature walks involve a gentle, guided stroll through beautiful countryside incorporating mini mindfulness breaks, for example mindful…

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Emotional resilience and awareness – looking after ourselves and eachother

A half-day workshop for family carers supporting an adult with…

A half-day workshop for family carers supporting an adult with a physical or mental health condition This half day workshop is designed to give people time to explore what helps us all to maintain our emotional wellbeing; looking specifically at people’s needs…

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Current News

Ipswich Hospital has been recognised by Suffolk Family Carers, for its ongoing commitment to supporting the region’s carers.

Ipswich Hospital has been recognised by Suffolk Family Carers, for its ongoing commitment to supporting the region’s carers.

The charity this week presented staff at the hospital – which is part of East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Trust – with a ‘Carer Friendly Hospital’ award.

“This really is a huge achievement, particularly considering they have also been through the merger with Colchester.” She added: “The…

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#averydifferentconversation

#averydifferentconversation

Mental health and emotional wellbeing draft strategy

As you will be aware, #averydifferentconversation has been happening across east and west Suffolk since May 2018. During the past six months,…

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