Tag: top tips

Carers guide to getting out and about this spring and summer

27 April 18

Now the spring/summer weather is on its way (fingers crossed) you might be thinking of days out for you and the person you care for across Derbyshire. We understand that for carers a day out can take a lot of planning so we are here to help you with information about: Carers go free activities, tourist sites and cinemas Groups and events for carers Changing places toilets Safe Place Scheme Accessibility…

Being a carer at Christmas - top tips for the festive season

12 December 17

Many people enjoy putting their feet up and relaxing over Christmas. But for carers the challenges of looking after someone combined with the extra pressures of Christmas can mean they don't get the chance to have a break. Christmas is a time for family, festivities and fun, but when you’re a carer it can be a difficult time for many reasons.  What carers say about Christmas Lucy, aged…

Top tips for making your carer emergency plan

16 August 17

Have you thought about what would happen to the person you care for if you had a crisis to deal with? What if you became ill, broke your leg, suffered bereavement or even had an emergency appointment to go to? When emergencies happen our lives are often put on hold while we recover or get things sorted out. But if you’re a carer the person you look after will still need care and support even…