Tagged with 'carers'
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
14th Jan 2020
Helplines Partnership and Towergate Insurance – working together
We are delighted to announce a new benefit for Helplines Partnership members, staff, volunteers, supporters and service users. Towergate Insurance have used their knowledge of the market and the relationships they have with their insurer partners to develop a suite of specialist insurance products with peace of mind at the… Read More
2nd Oct 2019
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
17th Jan 2018
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
2nd Jul 2015
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
15th Dec 2014