17 free dementia care training videos

The NHS BLMK Staying in Touch Newsletter featured this brilliant free resource of 17 free dementia care training videos, produced by 
Norfolk and Suffolk Care Support…

Steaming bowl of soup at The Disability Resource Centre's Warm Hub 2024

Free Warm Hub in Dunstable Every Wednesday

Come along to the Winter Warm Hub in Dunstable every Wednesday for free tea, coffee and biscuits plus delicious free homemade soup. Learn money saving tips including ways of reducing your energy bills…

Mondays at Mayfield in Dunstable

Come along to AdviceCentral’s Mondays at Mayfield in Dunstable, from 10am-2pm every Monday. Enjoy free tea and coffee and our award-winning range of support, for disabled people and people with long term health conditions. See full details….

Photos from our recent carers event

Sally Glancy and Levi Habashanti were the hosts of the event, with Sally saying “It was really lovely to see everyone and they all know that we are here to support carers in Luton all year around”. The event was attended by over 40 carers and partners with 17 stands from organisations including East London NHS Foundation Trust, CHUMS Young Carers Service and Total Wellbeing Luton. Read all about the event and see the photos…

An older woman talking to her carer sitting on a park bench

Quick guide to dementia and local support in Luton

Read about dementia and its different forms, diagnostic tests for detecting it early on, available treatments and prevention methods against it. We have included some links to local support groups and organisations for carers in Luton…

Are you an unpaid carer?

A carer is someone who looks after a relative or friend who, because of age, mental health, physical or other disability, cannot manage at home without help. Even if you receive Carer’s Allowance for your caring role, you are still classed as an unpaid carer.

Download your copy of the Luton Carers’ Handbook

We just updated the free Luton Carers’ Handbook. It’s full of important information and useful tips including: Carer’s assessments, respite breaks for carers, benefits and money, employment support, end of life care, information on medications and health conditions, useful local and national contacts plus a handy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers section…

32 ways to improve your wellbeing

There are lots of ways to help improve your overall wellbeing as a carer. Here we have compiled some local organisations and support groups that can help with your wellbeing, as well as some nationally available services, phone apps and useful websites.

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How to use mindfulness to help your mental health as a carer

In this article we look how you can use mindfulness to help your mental health and wellbeing. We cover simple exercises with links to free help and support. Plus there’s 5 simple ways mindfulness can help improve your mental health and help you to feel less anxious.

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