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Finding your community

At times like these, there’s nothing quite like the sympathetic ear or a kind word from someone who knows exactly what you’re going through. That’s why it’s so important to get involved with community spirit at this time: whether that be in your local area, or the online disabled community.



Carers: Knowing your rights

800,000 people across the UK rely on home visits from carers to provide essential daily care. Many more are cared for by their family, who do so unpaid.






Tackling loneliness

At times like these, it can become quite easy for feelings of loneliness to creep in, particularly if you’re social distancing or self-isolating.





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.



Understanding diabetes this World Diabetes Day

There are an estimated four million people in the UK living with diabetes, however, it’s a condition that is often misunderstood. An expert reveals what everyone should know about diabetes.