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Carers Week 7th – 13th June

Carers Week 7th – 13th June

“Make Caring Visible and Valued” This week charities are coming together to raise awareness, highlight the challenges and recognise the contributions of the 6.5 million unpaid carers across the UK. These carers are providing unpaid care and support to a family member...
Make May Purple

Make May Purple

What is stroke? A stroke is an attack on the brain that occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is cut off. A stroke can affect how the body works, how you think and feel. There are three different types of stroke. Ischaemic stroke: caused by a blockage...
What is Complex Care?

What is Complex Care?

Complex care is care for people with many needs often related to medical issues such as chronic illness, mobility impairment, serious continence issues, visual and hearing impairments and other issues which mean the person needs input from others in order to stay in...
Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Since 1992, Stress Awareness Month has been held every April in order to raise our awareness about both the causes of stress but also how we can destress. Over recent decades the levels of stress experienced have slowly risen to a point where according to the Mental...
Staying active as you get older

Staying active as you get older

Staying active is one of the most important factors of maintaining your health, energy and independence as you get older. The NHS recommends that those aged 65 and over should take part in daily physical activity, any form is beneficial but the more you do of it the...