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6 days ago

Catch up on our recent dementia themed week. Find out more here

New info and advice posts: about The Open University in EnglandThe Open University in Scotland and free online Open University courses for carers.

Get involved: Take our survey in preparation for Young Carers Awareness Day 2017!

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1 week ago
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As tomorrow is carers rights day 2016 I have written this up , hope it helps some one:)

MISSING OUT? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS AS A CARER

This blog is going to be about the rights carers have that many of us do not know or realise we should get !
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6 days ago
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Would you like to go to a university in Wales? Are you worried about how studying would fit in with caring? 

Some universities in Wales offer extra support to students who are also carers, including financial support. Others offer taster days so you can visit a university, along with other young adult carers, to see if you think it is right for you.

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Dementia themed week, 14th-18th November 2016

Here on Matter, we’re now running a week-long event on the topic of dementia. It can be quite challenging caring for someone with a dementia diagnosis, so we thought it would be helpful to run a themed week on this topic, here on Matter. Perhaps you care for someone who has recently been diagnosed, or maybe you are concerned that a relative is becoming more forgetful and confused, and you’re not sure what to do for the best.

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6 days ago
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You might find that studying online is easier to fit in around caring. Have a look at these free courses for carers.

New course - Caring for adults

Caring for adults is an introductory course for anyone in a caring role, either paid or unpaid. It builds on what you already know to give you a better understanding of your role as a carer. It also supports your own well-being by giving you some ideas and information about looking after yourself and dealing with stress.

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2 weeks ago
Lol can anyone help me on how to use this for example , people would comment on my post and I wouldn't know how to respond? Help?
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