Category Archives: Carers

More older carers ‘risking health’

The number of older carers in England is rising, with signs the pressures of looking after loved ones is damaging their health, research suggests.

The warning by Age UK and Carers UK came as the charities released figures showing there were 1.2m carers over 65 – a 25% rise in the past decade.

Unique concerts for parents and carers living with autism

Written by  The Editorial Team

  Concerts specifically for parents and carers of children with autism

Acclaimed Japanese concert pianist, Noriko Ogawa, is hosting a series of concerts specifically for parents and carers of children with autism.

The aim of Jamie’s Concerts, which are held in Japan and the UK, is to provide carers with a rare chance to relax and listen to live classical music in a supportive environment.

NNUH launch #iCare social media campaign to mark Dementia Awareness Week

NNUH is showing its support ahead of Dementia Awareness Week (18th – 24th May) and encouraging the public of Norfolk to think about dementia with its #iCare campaign.

To help raise awareness of the condition and the variety of ways people can help, the hospital is asking all to join in the social media campaign by tagging any dementia friendly activities with the hashtag #iCare.