Care and support

Carers Week 2021: Make Care Visible and Valued

The massive contribution unpaid carers make every day across the UK has, eventually, been brought to light due to the pandemic. But, more still needs to be done to support the needs of carers.









International Nurses Day: A voice to lead

Nurses are the backbone to our society, providing invaluable care and support to people both in and out of hospital. On International Nurses Day, we speak with learning disability nurse and academic, Helen Laverty MBE.



Foster Care Fortnight: why we care

Ahead of Foster Care Fortnight, run by The Fostering Network, one disabled foster carer shares her experience of why she cares to encourage others to get involved.



Mental health awareness week: mentally healthy in nature

In a year of shielding and staying indoors, the anticipation and apprehension that comes with restrictions lifting can impact our mental health. Near or far, venturing into the great outdoors can release endorphins to boost your mood.




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