Monthly Archives: December 2011

Carers to get legal rights and support in reforms

Carers are to be given legal rights under government plans to increase the assistance available to the six million Britons who look after other people.


A scheme that allows carers to take a break is also likely to be strengthened to protect leisure time

By , Political Editor

6:30AM GMT 28 Dec 2011


Ministers want to ensure that carers are given support to continue working or studying and to receive time off.

The rights of carers are expected to be put on the same legal footing as those of the people they look after.

There are estimated to be about six million people caring for husbands, wives, children, parents or neighbours, but the Government admits that “many do not get the emotional, financial and practical support they need”.

Robin Hood Pantomime tonight at 7pm for Carers

Join us in our Virtual Panto for Carers tonight



We have pleasure in inviting you tonight at 7pm to our chatroom Pantomime for 2011



Robin Hood and his merry men and women.


We hope you will pop into our chatroom to have a laugh with us.

Everyone is welcome to register and join in the fun.

Please email us if you need any help

The Chill4us Team


Campaign to make school toilets healthier and easier to use

Continence charity launches campaign as survey finds quarter of pupils ‘avoid school loos’


27 December, 2011 | By TJ Browne


A quarter of pupils in England’s schools avoid using toilets, according to a new survey by a charity which today launches a campaign to get the government to introduce new regulations to make school toilets healthier and easier to use.