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Suffolk Family Carers are known for using their expertise, influence and innovation to empower and improve the lives of family carers and their families. See below for our latest news as well as information we have featured in the local press.  
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You are releasing your new album, 20SIXTY, your vocal range spans RnB, soul, house and jazz so what can we expect from this album? “This album has a 60’s style with a modern twist. I love this era and my…

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World Health Day 2018 The World Health Organisation lists a number of key messages to be highlighted this #WorldHealthDay on 7th April 2018. One of these messages states No one should have to choose between good health and other life…

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TGA’s forthcoming Safe Scooter Driving and Charity Awareness Day will provide the opportunity for existing and prospective mobility scooter users, to learn the latest techniques for competent driving in a safe and welcoming atmosphere. All visitors will be able to…

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National Conversation Week 2018 is all about the simple, pleasurable and rewarding pastime of simply talking to each other. We’re very much a society that’s “always on” and, unfortunately, the art of human conversation is getting drowned in a sea of…

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The Suffolk Serving Families Project gets the go ahead after the charity Suffolk Family Carers successfully receives a two year grant from the Armed Forces Covenant- Families In Stress Fund. Sarah Potter, Mental Health & Wellbeing Service Manager said ‘…

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Over the past few months, we have been asking you, as family carers, to nominate someone who has made a positive difference to your caring role…. it could be a neighbour, professional, someone in your community that has made a…

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  “I work for an organisation that provides support for carers”. “What, like the one that goes in to help dress my Nan?” I stifle my sigh as I explain for the umpteenth time that I work for a charity…

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Now ward G4, a frail elderly ward, and G8, a stroke ward, have been upgraded from a bronze to silver Suffolk Family Carers award, to recognise best practice such as staff’s good engagement and communication, the use of proactive and…

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Twenty-four awards were presented to pharmacy teams and individuals from community pharmacies across the county in recognition of their achievements over the last year. The awards were presented by Abdul Razaq, Suffolk County Council’s Director of Public Health and Protection,…

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We have been celebrating Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 all this week to highlight the amazing job these young people do. We are out and about across Suffolk visiting 14 different schools to hold assemblies and explain how we can…

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Young Carers Awareness Day is a national day of recognition for the 700,000 young carers in the UK, who work around the clock providing care and support to their family member. Young carers are children and young people who provide…

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The team will receive referrals from GPs and ambulance staff for patients who have reached crisis point. Members will then carry out a comprehensive assessment in the patient’s own home with the aim of preventing them from needing hospital treatment.…

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