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Ensuring families remain at the heart of quality mental health service delivery

Within this site you will find useful information and resources if you are a person living with mental health issues, a carer, family member, friend, mental health professional or commissioner.

The Meriden Family Programme

View more information about the Meriden Family Programme

News

  1. Released for Carers Rights Day 2020, the report ‘Unseen and Undervalued’ from Carers UK highlights the immense value of unpaid carers.   Projections based on YouGov polling indicate that unpaid carers across the UK have provided an incredible £135 billion of care since the start of the pandemic in March.  That’s £530 million of care […]

  2. Carers rights Day logo

    Thursday 26 November 2020 is Carers Rights Day – which is about reaching out to all carers with information, advice and support – as well as raising awareness of their needs. The focus for 2020 is ‘Know Your Rights’.   The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of caring, affecting carers’ access to support and […]

  3. caring behind closed doors October 2020

    Carers UK has just released ‘Caring Behind Closed Doors: 6 months on’ – a report based on an online survey of almost 6,000 unpaid carers.  This survey looked at the impact of caring on carers’ lives over the first 6 months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Not only has Covid-19 added another estimated 4.5 million new […]

Recovery for Carers

Recovery for carers, family and friends is as vital, for their own health and wellbeing, as the recovery of the person with mental health issues.

The recovery for carers, family and friends pages offer a wealth of support, advice, information and research evidence.


Why not try the free MyCare App?

MyCare helps carers and family members take good care of themselves. You can download the MyCare app here or view it on the MyCare app website.