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.
Monday – The Adult Support Team plus our Care Bear will be in Kendal from 11:00-15:00. We plan to have a presence on the high street to distribute literature, raise awareness and to fundraise.
Tuesday – The Adult Team plus our Care Bear will be in Bowness from 11:00-14:00 (as above).
Wednesday – The Official Launch of our Lasting Power of Attorney service at The Castle Green Hotel 16:00-18:00. Join us for fizz and nibbles and to hear more about our special charity. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are able to attend.
Thursday – The Adult Team plus our Care Bear will be in Grange from 09:00-12:00.
Friday – Carer Cake Sale at Stricklandgate House from 11:00-13:00.
For full details head to: https://carersupportsouthlakes.org.uk/