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Many Luton carers have been reading our April newsletter

We’ve had lots of good feedback from carers in Luton about our newsletter again this month. They’ve been telling us the newsletter is a useful way to find out about local services for carers. Take a look at this April’s newsletter This month we featured: Mind BLMK who have been supporting people in Bedfordshire, Luton …

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Weekly events at Dunstable Town FC

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Dunstable Town Football Club and we’ll update our website with all the latest news and events. See all the weekly events that Dunstable Town FC are currently running…

Luton Carers’ Handbook

We launched the Luton Carers’ Handbook last year and it’s been now downloaded by many carers across Luton. The handbook is full of important information and useful tips including: Carer’s assessments & breaks for carers, Carer’s 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…

10 ways we can help you this week

Read the most popular ways we are helping unpaid carers in Luton, every week of the year: 1. Carer’s Assessments A Carer’s Assessment is your chance to discuss how your caring role is affecting your own life. An assessment is a good way find out about which support and services will be most helpful to you and …

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Free care skills training

The popular and free care skills training programme is back…   Since 2017 The Disability Resource Centre has helped hundreds of local unpaid carers and Personal Assistants (PAs) to learn vital skills, for free. All thanks to funding from Skills for Care. Dates for the live face-to-face workshops will be announced soon where you can meet-up with …

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Free online exercise and Yoga sessions for residents of Bedford and Luton

Online exercise and Yoga sessions, funded by the Sport England & National Lottery Fund and Teams Beds & Luton Sessions are suitable for all levels and abilities. Over 130 people have joined the new online exercise programmes this summer. Introducing the second programme of new classes run by The Disability Resource Centre. Read full details …

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Introducing the new Luton Carers’ Handbook

The handbook is full of important information including: Carer’s assessments & breaks for carers Carer’s benefits and money Employment support End of life care Information on medications and health conditions Useful local and national contacts Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers Subscribe to our newsletter to download your copy instantly August 28, 2021 |

COVID-19 information and links to useful websites for carers

Coronavirus information and links to useful websites for carers Age UK’s main coronavirus page Information on coronavirus, including updates on how you can look after yourself and loved ones, comments from Age UK, and ways you can support older people. Independent Age Independent Age answer some frequently asked questions from their helpline which are useful to …

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Our Carers Rights Day event was a great success

We attracted many local carers from the Luton area to our recent Carers Rights Day event at Luton Salvation Army. On the day we had help from our partners; Chums,  Total Wellbeing Luton and Total Legacy Care. The main aim of the event was to provide carers with a better understanding of their rights. There was also free wellbeing sessions, free …

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