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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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Scientists from four different Universities delivered four robots – Fitbot, Beam, Tuturbot and Carebot – to families around the country, with Psychologist Dr Caroline Jay and robotics specialist, Professor Jonathan Rossiter watching their every move. In a television first, this…

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Everyone enjoyed dancing along to some festive classics and there was stand up entertainment from Stephen Bayfield and Peter who performed amazing magic and even played his trumpet! We would like to say a huge thank you to all the…

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A new booklet that has been put together by Utility Networks for families across the east and south east of the UK. The booklet contains some really useful information about what to do and who to call if you have…

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Be prepared – Stock up with cold remedies, pain killers, such as paracetamol or ibuprofen, stave off upset stomachs with anti-diarrhoea capsules and rehydration mixtures, and keep plasters and bandages on hand for any cuts or scrapes   Get a…

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Suffolk Family Carers is delighted to announce it has bagged £4,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants raised from the sale of carrier bags…

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Maybe you have been thinking about your Carers Assessment… ‘Talking Care’ is a culmination of a year long project to bring together the stories of carers living in Suffolk. Family carers share their stories and the advice they have received,…

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Did you wake up today and think “more of the same” and wish something different and interesting could happen in your life? Has one of life’s many challenges been thrown at you recently, and you are not quite sure where…

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Last year the dedicated team of volunteers at Suffolk Family Carers donated almost 5,000 hours of their time to support family carers. Radio station Town 102 recognised the contribution Suffolk Family Carers Volunteers make to their communities and turned up…

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Hayley Hancock, Head of Adult Services at Suffolk Family Carers said “We are delighted to be presenting this award to West Suffolk Hospital. Despite playing a crucial role in the care for their loved ones, many family carers struggle to…

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Suffolk Family Carers celebrate 10 years of the Volunteer lead Talk & Support service The Deputy Mayor of Ipswich, Roger Fern joined around 30 volunteers, family carers, and staff to celebrate 10 years of the ‘Talk and Support’ service provided…

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