National Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid Carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It’s estimated that unpaid Carers save the UK £132 billion each year, but taking on a caring role can lead to feelings of isolation, frustration, depression and can result in ill health.

The team at Carer Support South Lakes ask for your support in celebrating National Carers Week.

Founded in 1992 to improve the lives of unpaid Carers in South Lakeland, Carer Support South Lakes is an affiliate of Carers Trust and we currently support over 1,000 unpaid Carers.  

This year, National Carers Week from 10–16 June with numerous events across our town.

Carers Support Official Launch

On Wednesday 12 June from 4pm – 6pm, Carer Support South Lakes are launching they’re new branding with an evening at Castle Green Hotel. Everyone is welcome to join them, so pop down and say hi!

Care Bears

The Carer Support South Lakes Care Bears will be offering FREE hugs at various times & locations in Kendal, Windermere and Grange throughout Carer’s Week.

New Balls Please

Watch the Wimbledon final in style at the Tap on 14 July, Tickets are just £10 and include a glass of Prosecco, strawberries and cream.

Cake Sale

On 14 June from 11am – 1pm, South Lakes Care Support will be opening their office doors for a fundraising cake sale. Head down to Strickland House to purchase yummy treats and show your support..

For full details head to: https://carersupportsouthlakes.org.uk/

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