While being committed to your caring role, you need to maintain a baalnce between your caring responsibilities and any leisure or social activities you would like to pursue. This should be taken into account during our assessment of your needs as a carer.
Each year Carers Week shares positive experiences, difficulties and issues faced by carers.
During this week, a number of events and activities for carers of all ages take place. The key aims are for Carers Week are to:
- Highlight and celebrate the contribution made by carers
- Campaign for better support and services for carers
- Promote policies and best practice that can improve carers quality of life
- Reach out to 'hidden' carers, ensuring they know where to find help and support.
Activities in Newham
There are a range of activities, resources and support groups in Newham that that you can access. Click on the link below for more information:
Getting out in Newham - more information
For a list of organisations that provide carers support in Newham, click on the directory link below and enter your postcode:
Carers support in Newham