Farewell from Sarah Mitchell, Carers Network’s Chief Executive

Farewell from Sarah Mitchell, Carers Network’s Chief Executive

As my time at Carers Network draws to a close I can hardly believe what we have achieved in just three years, and I wanted to share some highlights: Growing: against a backdrop of reduced funding Carers Network now reaches 4,500 carers today and our income has almost doubled. We run expanded council-based services andmore

Work for Us! We are recruiting Carers Caseworkers

Work for Us! We are recruiting Carers Caseworkers

Carers Caseworkers Carers Network is currently recruiting Carers Caseworkers in both the City of Westminster and the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham Please see advert below. The Job Description & Person Specification for these roles can be downloaded here To apply for these roles please complete the application form (which can be downloaded here) alongmore

New editions of Carers Network Newsletter

New editions of Carers Network Newsletter

The May – June 2017 editions of the Carers Network newsletter are out now. The Westminster edition can be downloaded here The Hammersmith & Fulham edition can be downloaded here The newsletters can also be viewed online: Westminster Hammersmith & Fulham

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Would you like to run in the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on Sunday 8 October 2017 and raise funds to help Carers Network support even more local unpaid carers? If so you can now apply for one of the charity ballot places we have available!   This stunning central London half marathon, takes inmore

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

Improving patient transport

Improving patient transport

Patients and service users are invited to discuss how people are assessed for patient transport across North West London hospitals. Join them: When: Thursday 29 June 2017 Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm (refreshments from 10am) Where: St. Paul’s Centre, Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, W6 9JP If you wish to take part, please register by Friday 16more

Carers Network appoints new CEO

Carers Network appoints new CEO

Carers Network is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Alex Tambourides, who will be joining us from Hammersmith and Fulham Mind.   Alex will take up his role at the beginning of August, and Alison Katerji will be Acting CEO up until this time.

Sessions for people with some memory loss or in the early stages of dementia

Sessions for people with some memory loss or in the early stages of dementia

Events and Things To Do in Westminster:  June 2017 Download a list of events and weekly sessions designed for people with some memory loss or in the early stages of dementia, and their carers here Workshop: Emotional Wellbeing in later life for Arabic speaking adults with memory problems, their carers, family and friends Share experiencesmore

UCLH Council of Governor Elections – Patient Carer Vacancy

UCLH Council of Governor Elections – Patient Carer Vacancy

Are you an unpaid carer* for a UCLH patient? Do you want to help deliver UCLH’s vision and make a difference for patients? If so, being a Governor could be just the role for you! This year UCLH NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an enthusiastic person for their Patient Carer Governor vacancy. Governors play anmore

Free health coaching for carers by the NHS

Free health coaching for carers by the NHS

The North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning groups are offering two days of free coaching for carers which will help you to develop better knowledge, confidence and skills to navigate the health system. Carers play a vital, and often undervalued role, in caring for a large proportion of our population. This training is aimedmore

Do you know what to do … in an Emergency?

Do you know what to do … in an Emergency?

London Ambulance Service and Age UK London: Working together to support and empower older Londoners Workshop & Demonstrations, Friday 2 June 2017, 12:45pm – 4:15pm  Age UK, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, WC1H 9NA, Ground Floor A & B Do you know what to do … in an Emergency? Age UK London is very pleased tomore

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