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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GP drop in – Rookery Medical Centre

GP drop in - Rookery Medical Centre If you are a family…

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Bildeston family carer group

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

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Bury St Edmunds wellbeing group

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

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Suffolk Family Carers Recognition Awards 2018

On Thursday 14th June 2018 we will be celebrating our 30 year anniversary by recognising the support family carers receive in the community, health sector, schools and workplace.

We are busy shortlisting now...

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Courses

Sleep workshop programme – understanding sleep & how to gain better sleep

Sleep workshop Understanding sleep and how to gain better sleep…

Sleep workshop Understanding sleep and how to gain better sleep This is a great opportunity for you, as family carers, to learn more about sleep and gain strategies to help you get better sleep in the future. This is a 2 week…

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Wellbeing for me – Ipswich

Wellbeing for me - 3 session programme in Ipswich This…

Wellbeing for me - 3 session programme in Ipswich This course enables you, as family carers, to look at how your caring role impacts your own emotional wellbeing and will explore different exercises to help you concentrate on how you can support…

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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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Current News

Community Connector is 6 months old

The Community Connector Scheme supports people to connect with: social activities, clubs and groups and like-minded individuals in their community…

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“The Future of Mental Health Services – a very Different Conversation”

We are offering you a unique opportunity to express your views about how mental health and emotional wellbeing services are developed and delivered across east and west Suffolk.

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