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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Moving & Handling

Are you helping the person you care for to move around the home?

Do you have to support them to move safely in and out of the car, bath or bed for example? Is this putting a strain on your own health?

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Events

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Upcoming Event

GP drop in – Market Cross Surgery

GP drop in - Market Cross Surgery If you are a family…

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Upcoming Event

GP drop in – Reynard Surgery

GP drop in - Reynard Surgery If you are a family carer…

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Claydon craft & tea group

Local groups are a great way to meet other family carers -…

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Carers Week 11th-17th June

Supporting Family Carers to be healthy and connected

This Carers Week we are looking at the ways we can support you, as family carers, to stay Healthy and Connected. Building communities which support you to look after your loved ones well, while recognising that you are individuals with health and wellbeing needs of your own.

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Courses

Caring with Confidence – Lowestoft

Join us once a week for 3 weeks to gain…

Join us once a week for 3 weeks to gain information, tools and resources to support you in your caring role. The sessions will cover topics such as managing the stress and emotions of caring, regaining balance and control in your caring…

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Navigating the road to recovery – Felixstowe Community Hub

A five session programme designed to give information and support…

A five session programme designed to give information and support to those caring with someone affected by Substance Misuse. Working across Suffolk in partnership with Turning Point, we run this five session programme for people caring for a person affected by substance…

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Navigating the road to recovery – Felixstowe Community Hub

A five session programme designed to give information and support…

A five session programme designed to give information and support to those caring with someone affected by Substance Misuse. Working across Suffolk in partnership with Turning Point, we run this five session programme for people caring for a person affected by substance…

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Current News

You are invited to a premiere

You are invited to a premiere

Are you an adult carer?

We have created a short video to explain more about the services we provide to adult family carers right across…

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Come & spend Carers Week with us – 11th-17th June 2018

Come & spend Carers Week with us – 11th-17th June 2018

Supporting carers to be healthy and connected.

3 in every 5 people in Suffolk will become an unpaid carer at some point in their lives. Carers Week…

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