Care and support

The power of community care this Carers Rights Day

Carers Rights Day is an annual event to make carers aware of their rights, where to get guidance, and to raise awareness of carers’ needs. We speak to one carer about finding support from other parents and this year’s focus: helping carers find their way in local communities.

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Pensions: Preparing for the future

When you have to stop working after acquiring a disability or receiving a diagnosis, this can have a knock-on effect on your finances later in life. Perhaps not the first thing on your mind, but how will leaving work affect your pension?


Huntington’s disease, behind the test

Hereditary conditions can pose a flurry of questions within a family. Could you get a similar condition? Will your loved one? In some cases, genetic testing might be the right answer, or, it might not be the route for you. Two women share their experiences of life impacted by Huntington’s disease.