Caring Matters Newsletter

Brent Carers Centre’s “Caring Matters” Newsletter helps you keep up-to-date with the stories that matter to carers on a local and national level.

You can also keep up-to-date with the latest local and national news of relevance to Brent carers on our News page.

 
Spring 2018 edition

Features include news on our “Best Carer Support Charity in London” award; details of our Care Support Fund and the NEW Primary Care Dementia Practitioners service; and news on our carers services (including young carers services).

 
Winter 2017 edition

Features include our NEW Carers Discount Scheme; an invite to our AGM; a message from Anne-Marie, our Chief Executive; and news on our carers services (including young carers services).

 
Autumn 2017 edition

Features include a message from Anne-Marie, our Chief Executive; articles on Personal Budgets and Carers Well-being; our new Young Carers page; and news on our carers services.

 
Summer 2017 edition

Features include our plans for Carers Week 2017; a message from Anne-Marie, our Chief Executive; the ending of the NHS Carers Respite Grant – what next ?; details of a Special Carers Forum to be held on 6 July; news on our carers services; and lots more.

 
Spring 2017 edition

Features include details of our 2017 social care award; a message from Anne-Marie, our Chief Executive; news on our carers services; support us on our Carers Thames Walk; and lots more.

 
Caring Matters Newsletter page - Summer 2016 edition image 70 x 99Winter 2016 edition

Features include reports on our British Best Breakfast and Carers Forum events; a message from Anne-Marie, our Chief Executive; news on our carers services; details of our forthcoming AGM, activities and events; and lots more.

 
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Features include our NEW Carers Mental Health Service; our Best Breakfast Event; news on our Young Carers services; help with carer and transport costs; and details of the latest activities and events.

 
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Features include our plans on celebrating Carers Week (including activities and events); details of our NEW Carers Emergency Card; news on our Young Carers services; details of our Carers Advice Clinics and Carers Support Groups; and help with household and transport bills.
 
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Features include activities and events for the forthcoming months (including our Official Opening Ceremony on 10 May); details of our Carers Advice Clinics and Carers Support Groups; and how to obtain financial support to cover the travel costs when helping the person you care for to attend medical appointments.
 
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Features include our Young Adults Carers Service, an article from a Brent carer with tips on how to support a loved one to live well with dementia, a report on our Brent Carers Best Breakfast campaign, and details of our new yoga classes for carers.
 
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Do you need help with some of the travel costs you incur in your carer role ?  If you do find out more about our Travel Cost Re-imbursement Fund.
Other articles include feedback from our latest Carers Forum meeting, details of support groups and activities and events, and find out more about our Best Breakfast campaign to help support Brent carers.
 
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Find out what is happening during Carers Week (Mon 8th – Sun 14th June), helping Brent become a “Carer Friendly Community”.

 
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Find out more about opportunities to get involved in voicing your opinion on the services you and/or the person you care for receive.  Other features include details of our forthcoming activities and events (which are also available on our Events page), our Counselling Service and Travel Cost Reimbursement Fund for carers of people with a mental health condition, free training, and so much more.
 
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Find out more about the New Care Act 2014, a report on our 20th Anniversary celebrations, international interest in one of our carers support groups, and so much more.
 
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Find out about our new Independent Support Service for children and young people living with a learning need or a disability, our planned new Carer’s Counselling Service, and so much more.
 
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Find out what is happening during Brent Carers Week Quest, including our launch event on Monday 2 June.  Other features include “Whole Family Assessments” for carers, Volunteering Opportunities, and details of our new Outreach Advice Surgeries.
 
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Features include an article on the new Health and Social Care Act, a message from our new Chief Executive Anne-Marie Morris, and details of forthcoming meetings of our Carers’ Forums, support groups, carer training seminars and other activities for all age ranges (including young carers).