Latest carer and mental health news for April by carer activist and author Matthew McKenzie
April 2023 Carer and Mental Health news <- read more news items here
For the April edition on unpaid caring and mental health we have
Blackpool Carers Centre – Social Enterprise Solutions – Video of Blackpool carers centre services
Angela Rippon courageously speaks out on being carer for mum – Summary of Angela’s story caring for her mother.
The chaos of unpaid caring while in employment, part one – With more and more of us taking on carer responsibilities, it’s time for HR to help develop working practices that work for all, says Jo Gallacher
Lancashire health trust Triangle of Care accredited by Carers Trust – Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised for its continued efforts and commitment to improving the way it works with carers and families.
Carer Fatigue and Burnout: What It Is and What To Do – While caring for a loved one can be very rewarding, given the physical and mental demands it often requires, experiencing fatigue and burnout from the role are very real possibilities.
Cambridge University Hospitals – Support for Carers – If you are a staff member with caring responsibilities, or if you manage a staff member who is also a carer, this page will provide you with information and support.
Carers’ Hub Rochdale in running for Tesco community funding – Carers’ Hub Rochdale, part of n-compass, is bidding for a cash boost from the Tesco Community Grants initiative.
Carers Active April – Carers UK – Carers UK Active April campaign month supporting unpaid carers to be physically active, and raising awareness of the the benefits of physical activity for carers and the barriers they may face.
Give feedback on care – CQC – CQC use what people tell the to understand the quality of care they get from services like care homes, care agencies, hospitals and GPs. It helps make care better for everybody.
Young Carers Alliance – The Young Carers Alliance is a growing network of over 150 organisations and 350 individuals committed to changing this and improving the support available for young carers, young adult carers and their families.
Carers UK good practice briefing for supporting Black, Asian and minority ethnic carers – Carers UK good practice briefing for supporting Black, Asian and minority ethnic carers
#ExpOfCare week 24th/28th April LOTS to get involved with! – Experience of Care Week 2023: Improving experiences of care across health and social care.
Preparation for consultation on acute mental health care of Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, and Brent – CNWL
Latest community mental health transformation newsletter out now – Black Country NHS
I am proud to support the ambition of no wrong door to accessing mental health care – NHS England