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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Young Carers 13+ Monopoly

For registered young carers by invite only A live interactive version of…

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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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Mental Health services

Have your say

Be part of this unique engagement opportunity, by completing a survey, that will transform the way in which mental health provision is delivered.

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Courses

Caring for Dementia with Confidence – Ipswich

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 if you care for someone with Dementia. The sessions will cover topics such as managing the stress and emotions of caring, regaining balance and control…

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Caring for Dementia with Confidence – Ipswich

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 if you care for someone with Dementia. The sessions will cover topics such as managing the stress and emotions of caring, regaining balance and control…

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Caring for Dementia with Confidence – Ipswich

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 if you care for someone with Dementia. The sessions will cover topics such as managing the stress and emotions of caring, regaining balance and control…

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Current News

Local business woman and experienced Trustee of heritage organisations joins our Trustee Board

Local business woman and experienced Trustee of heritage organisations joins our Trustee Board

Sharon Goddard is Suffolk born and bred and is our new Trustee

Sharon said: “I am delighted to be invited to join the Trustee Board at Suffolk Family Carers. It is a…

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Happy birthday to the NHS

Happy birthday to the NHS

The National Health Service turns 70 today!

Thanks to our NHS partners To mark the NHS 70th birthday, we wanted to thank all of the staff who…

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