Job Vacancy: Support Worker for Former Carers

Job Vacancy: Support Worker for Former Carers

Support Worker for Former Carers £13,800 per annum (22.5 hours per week) (£23,000 p.a. FTE) We are seeking an enthusiastic, independent worker with excellent interpersonal skills to deliver this brand new project supporting former unpaid adult carers in the central London boroughs of Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham and City of London. The postholder will bemore

New Carers Service in Westminster & Hammersmith & Fulham

New Carers Service in Westminster & Hammersmith & Fulham

Carers Network is funded by Westminster City Council and the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham Council to deliver what’s known as a ‘hub’ service – that’s things like providing advice and information, support groups, carers assessments, grants and events – until May 2017; after that, the councils will commission a new service. The councilsmore

We Did It!

We Did It!

We are very pleased to announce that we were successful in the first stage of our Global Giving Gateway Challenge and raised £3,824 from at least 91 individual donors in 35 days towards our campaign to expand the Carers Time Bank! A big ‘Thank You’ to everyone who helped us and supported the campaign! As amore

Hospital parking charges: what help is available?

Hospital parking charges: what help is available?

Information from Turn2Us website: A recent investigation into hospital parking charges by the Press Association has revealed that a third of English hospital trusts have increased these charges in the last year – and 38% also charge for disabled parking.  What help is available? Turn2us resources: If you are on a low income, you may bemore

Free Online Nutrition Course for carers and cared for

Free Online Nutrition Course for carers and cared for

Carers UK has teamed up with Nutricia to develop an e-learning course which aims to help carers understand the role of nutrition both for yourselves and for the person you’re looking after. Topics covered include: what is good nutrition our nutritional needs throughout life identifying and managing a nutritional gap in the person you caremore

Recovery Hub H&F Carer Training Programme

Recovery Hub H&F Carer Training Programme

The Recovery Hub will be running a new Hammersmith & Fulham Carer Training Programme commencing on Wednesday 22 February 2017, from 1.30pm – 4pm at St Paul’s Training Centre, Queen Caroline St, Hammersmith W6 9PJ The training next term will be in Hammersmith but is open to carers from other boroughs. This is a seven week programme formore

H&F Carers Forum Minutes

H&F Carers Forum Minutes

The minutes from the H&F Carers Forum held on 27/01/2017 can be downloaded here. Information on the Homecare contracts as discussed at the Forum meeting can be downloaded here. The next H&F Carers Forum will be held on Friday 28 April 2017 at 1.30pm-3.30pm at Bishop Creighton House, 374-380 Lillie Rd, London SW6 7PH.

Extended hours GP access service in Westminster

Extended hours GP access service in Westminster

NHS Central London CCG is commissioning a new extended hours GP access service.* *This is for patient’s registered with practices in the NHS Central London CCG area (not those registered in practices in Queen’s Park or Paddington which is in the West London CCG area). Queen’s Park & Paddington patients will instead have access tomore

Carers Thames Walk 6th May 2017

Carers Thames Walk 6th May 2017

Carers, their families and friends are walking to & from Southwark Cathedral at 10 am, on Saturday 6th May 2017  

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