As part of our Carers Week programme, Falkirk & Clackmannanshire Carers Centre organised an awareness raising event at Alloa Town Hall on 9th June. As the theme for Carers Week this year was ‘Building Carer Friendly Communities’, the event gave members of the public the opportunity to find out about services in the local community that help to keep them healthy and active and safe in their homes. Information was also provided about carers services and support as it is estimated that 3 out of 5 people will take on a caring role at some point in their lives. Continue reading “Carers Week Success”
Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.
This year ‘s campaign will focus on Building Carer Friendly Communities – Communities which support carers to look after their loved ones well, while recognising that they are individuals with needs of their own. Continue reading “Carers Week 8th – 14th June 2015”
Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Carers Centre – Thursday 11 June – 11 am to 1 pm
During Carers Week, Central Carers Association (CCA) will be holding its AGM. The membership of CCA is made up of carers and those who support the aims of CCA. A voluntary Board of Directors, elected by the membership of CCA, manages Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Carers Centre. Continue reading “Central Carers AGM – 11 June 2015”
Over the last few months we have been really busy at our young carers groups.
In December, over 80 young carers (YCs) attended a Christmas pantomime. Our older YCs went to see Aladdin at the MacRobert Arts Centre and our younger YCs went to see Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Falkirk Town Hall. Continue reading “Young Carers Group Update”
Councillor Les Sharp, Leader of Clackmannanshire Council, was joined by 22 carers, staff from the Carers Centre, Robert Stevenson (NHS Forth Valley) and David Niven (Clackmannanshire Council) to celebrate the Care with Confidence programme delivered in Clackmannanshire over the past twelve months. Continue reading “Celebrating Care with Confidence Programme”
We hope you like our new look and our new logo!
The need to re-brand was driven by the fact that ‘The Princess Royal Trust for Carers’ was replaced by a major new UK charity, ‘Carers Trust’, which, in Scotland, supports a network of independent Carers Centres, including ours. Continue reading “New look for the Carers Centre”