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  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. centre for mental health

    The Centre for Mental Health has worked with NHS colleagues to build a model based on the best available evidence to forecast how many people may need mental health support as a result of the pandemic.  This model estimates services for England will need a combined capacity for over 10 million additional people (10.08m). The […]

  4. October 10th 2020

     During this online event, hosted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on World Mental Health day; you could: learn how the WHO is helping to improve the mental health of people worldwide hear from national and international leaders about why they are making mental health a priority discover internationally-renowned artists who have become mental health […]

  5. Feedback from Facilitators & Families about Online Caring for Carers Experience By Dani Himmelman Coordinator Families Matter In Mental Health Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia   Two online programs were delivered in Nova Scotia, Canada, between May and July 2020: The Covid-19 outbreak has prevented in-person Caring for Carers programs (known in Nova Scotia as […]