Have your say on services in Brent
Healthwatch Brent are seeking your feedback on the experiences you have had with dentists, GPs, hospitals, pharmacists (chemists) and opticians in Brent. You can complete a form by clicking here or give them a call on telephone number 020 8912 5831.
March 2018 edition of our Caring4Carers e-Newsletter
Welcome to the March 2018 edition of our monthly Caring4Carers e-Newsletter. You will find lots of relevant and up-to-date information and news, including the following:
- Opportunity to view Northwick Park’s Hospital new Patient Transport Service vehicle on Monday 5 March
- Opportunity to help the Acute Learning Disability Service
- Details of job and volunteering vacancies.
Brent Carers Centre – Winners of the 2018 Social Care Awards
We are pleased to announce that at the 2018 Social Care Awards – hosted by Global Health & Pharma magazine – we have won the “Best Carer Support Charity London”.
These Awards are designed to give recognition to the individuals, teams and companies who show the highest levels of innovation, compassion and courage in one of the most important, yet challenging industries.
Anne-Marie Morris, chief executive of Brent Carers Centre, commented: “We are thankful and extremely appreciate of being recognised by this award. Our staff team work very hard in delivering a comprehensive range of support to an increasing number of carers every year. This is the second year we have won this award, so it has become a concrete validation of the quality of our work and therefore means much to us than ever before !”. To read more click here.
Volunteer Vacancy: Treasurer
Do you have sound experience in accounts ? Do you have any some spare time ? Ever considered sharing your skills and volunteering with a charity ?
We are seeking a Treasurer. If interested please click on our Jobs page, and look at the section entitled “Experienced Trustees Sought” for more details.
It’s important to make time for you
Sometimes it can be difficult when supporting or caring for a family member to make any time for you. It may be that just thinking of spending time away causes feelings of guilt. However, we know that taking a break may help you to feel more refreshed or better able to manage competing priorities in your life, and can be important for your own health and wellbeing. Click here to read an article produced by Dementia UK which provides useful advice.