Tagged with 'carers'

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Bank Workers Charity

We talked to our member, The Bank Workers Charity (BWC) to learn more about the organisation, what they do and the difference they have made to people’s lives. What do BWC do? BWC help current and former bank workers and their families in the UK. They provide advice, expert support,… Read More

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The difference the Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline makes

The Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline won the coveted Helpline of the Year award at 2019’s Helpline Awards. In this guest blog, Caroline Woodcock, Admiral Nurse on the Helpline, talks about how it improves the lives of people with dementia as well as striving to better support families. Dementia specialist nurses… Read More

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TV show highlights young carers

Darlington Young Carers Service supports children and young people aged from 5 to 25 years and their families, to reduce the impact of their caring responsibilities. Linda O’Neill, Project Leader, tells how she became involved with Helplines Partnership’s 2017 Annual Conference.   “The parent of one of our young carers,… Read More

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Ask the nurse!

The Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) Advice Line first opened in 1995 with one nurse working part-time. We have now been running for 20 years, are staffed by 5 nurses, have answered 40,000 calls and have achieved accreditation with the Helplines Partnership Quality Standard 5 times! The CHSS Advice… Read More

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Online service to help young carers support someone with an eating disorder

Helplines have moved on from providing help just over the phone. An innovative new service provides a safe online space for young people affected by eating disorders. Beat – the UK’s leading eating disorder charity – has received funding from BBC Children in Need to expand their online support services… Read More