This week is #CarersWeek!
Here at BeaconSY we would like to take this chance to say a huge THANK YOU to all the carers in our community. Without the amazing work you do the people you care for would not be able to manage.
Research released for Carers Week from Carers UK (www.carersuk.org/news-and-campaigns/campaigns/carers-week) shows:
- 4.5 million additional people caring for older, disabled or seriously ill relatives or friends since the Covid-19 pandemic
- Unpaid carers and those not caring just as worried about stress and responsibility of providing care
- UK public demands better deal for unpaid carers
- Carers Week charities call on Government to recognise unpaid carers’ efforts and rebuild country’s care and support services
We also would like carers to know that this role is not an easy one to have. The role of a carer can have a huge impact on your life and your health. This is why we have created the service that we have to offer carers the support they may need to keep themselves safe and strong while caring for others.