Entries by MarkB

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Free Online Training

***NHS England Pilot: Special Offer Free Courses available for volunteers who support improvements to Health and Social Care!!!*** Who is the offer for? Patients/carers/public voice representatives who are involved with NHS England, Clinical Commissioning Groups of other healthcare organisations Voluntary and community group members involved in health and social care Healthwatch staff and volunteers Patient […]


The Carers’ Cafe

The Carers’ Café Where: Age UK Resource Centre, 105 Greyhound Road, W6 8NJ (behind Charing Cross Hospital) When: Every Tuesday 12.00 – 2.00pm A tutor-led activity group for dementia sufferers whilst their Carers have a bit of down-time including hands-free massage, talks, tea, coffee and great company. The event includes a two course home cooked […]

Westminster Carer Awards: Submission Deadline Extended

Say thank you to someone who cares: Nominate them for a Carer Award The deadline for your nominations has now been extended to Friday 28 August 2015! Do you have a friend, neighbour or family member who is looking after someone with a long-term illness or disability? Please take a moment to recognise them – and […]



During Carers Week Carers Action held an information stand at the Health and Wellbeing Information Day at The Beethoven Centre. The event was attended by carers and also by a number of commissioners and councillor Rachel Robathan. Carers Action’s stand was visited by Mary Dalton, Head of Complex Commissioning. The People First team came to […]



Caring for People with Psychosis and Schizophrenia Explore the key issues related to caring for a relative with psychosis or schizophrenia, with this short, free online course. Psychosis conditions, including schizophrenia, are treatable mental health problems that can affect anyone although very few people talk about the conditions and their impact on families. Millions of […]