Welcome to a brief update of our March mental health carers forum for the borough of Lewisham. The carer’s forum is chaired by unpaid carer Matthew Mckenzie who runs many engagement and peer groups in South London aimed at families and carers who care for someone suffering mental illness or mental distress.
The speakers for the month of March 2021 were
British Institute of human rights.
Wendy Dewhirst SLaM new Community manager for Lewisham.
BRITISH INSTITUTE OF HUMAN RIGHTS PRESENTS.
It is clear that unpaid carers have rights, otherwise we would not have the ‘Care Act 2014’, but what is not clear is how unpaid carer rights are linked into human rights. This is why I am linking carers to understand more about human rights.Continue reading