Sepsis – can care workers spot this deadly illness?

Care staff are increasingly likely to see sepsis, but there is no standard training to make them aware of the symptoms to look out for in clients. I am a survivor of sepsis. Not once, not twice, but eight times. Sepsis – also known as blood poisoning – kills more...

Afternoon Tea at the Holiday Inn, Weston Turville

An event to bring people together. For those that are older and would like to meet others to make friends or just have a reason to have some fun. Carers welcome too. The next dates for the Afternoon Tea are below: Thursday 25th January 2018 Thursday 26th April 2018...

Number of carers over 65 rises by 16%

Millions of older people are caring for frail and unwell relatives due to serious under funding in social care, according to a leading charity. Age UK says the number of over 65s caring for loved ones has risen by 16 per cent in the past five years. New figures found...

Achievements of people with learning disabilities

Crowdfunded essays will showcase careers of learning disabled people in film, theatre, television, music, art and campaigning. My youngest sister has a talent for baking, an ambition to see her artwork widely displayed, an infectious giggle and the learning...

Eligible for carer’s credit?

Up to 200,000 people are putting their state pension in jeopardy by not claiming carer’s credit – a benefit that plugs gaps in your national insurance record when you’re not able to work because you’re caring for someone. Carer’s credit is not...