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Be bold, charity tells Government, and help all our carers

NATIONAL charity Carers UK is calling on the Government to be bold as it develops its new strategy to improve the lives of those caring unpaid for older, disabled and ill family members and friends.

International stardom for bed blogger, Aaliyah

TWELVE-year-old Aaliyah Canning-Williams has become an international star . . . from her bed!

‘Public don’t understand the impact disability has on carers’

A NEW national report says that the public do not understand how disability impacts on the lives of the UK’s 6.5 million carers.

Morgan Foundation helps blind people to be more active

BLIND people across Merseyside are to get help to take part in a range of activities from tandem cycling to theatre visits, thanks to a donation from The Morgan Foundation.

Managing anxiety and panic attacks in older people

MENTAL illness in the UK is common – and it is just as prevalent in younger age groups as it is in older age.

Euro exit could make life worse for disabled workers, says TUC

DISABLED workers risk losing many important rights if the UK leaves the EU, according to the TUC’s General Secretary Frances O’Grady.

Carers on the brink – despite new laws

FINANCIAL pressures are pushing England’s 5.4 million unpaid carers to the brink – despite new laws designed to help them.