Hi Stephen It's great to hear that you've found the Forum a helpful source of support during the past three years. I hope that you will continue to contribute to our online community of carers and former carers in the months and years to come. As long as your posts follow our Community Guidelines (e...
So Michael Do you or anyone else at Carers UK have any ideas for our very own Melly who is about to drop the juggling ball through no fault of her own? To enable her to work in a very important job as special needs teacher which has set hours, following cuts to pay for her disabled adults some tran...
Rosemary_1706 wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:44 pm
I tried to search the Daily Mirror as well when LBC cited it, but didn't find anything.
Hi Rosemary - here's the link to the Mirror article
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics ... 0-13952618
Thanks Rosemary - we'll put some more of our 'Looking after someone' guides in the post for you.

Michael
Dear Carers UK members This morning Carers UK has published some new research which reveals that 2.6 million people have quit their job to care for a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill, with nearly half a million (468,000) leaving their job in the last two years alone - more than 600 ...
Hi Maxine You can find out about local carer services on Teeside through the link below on the Carers UK website. https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/get-support/local-support Having had a quick look, Carers Together look to have offices in Redcar and Middlesborough. http://www.carerstogether.c...
Hi Maxwell_1602 You may not be able to send a private message if your 'Sent messages' folder is full or if the 'Inbox' of the person you are trying to contact is full. If your Sent messages folder is full, just delete a number of old private messages and you should then be able to send. I hope this ...
Thanks Chris for raising this question about our disclaimer. When we wrote the Community Guidelines we did consult with the forum teams of a few other charities, but it's also helpful to see the disclaimer from Scope that you've shared. I think the paragraph at the end of our Community Guidelines th...
Hi Jacqueline_1808

I would also suggest copying your post from the beginning of this thread into an email and send it to the Carers UK helpline at advice@carersuk.org

I wish you well with taking this forward

Michael
Hello Adam As well as the supportive suggestions from other members, I hope you'll find this page on Carers UK's website helpful. As others have said, you will have developed some valuable skills in your caring role which can be applied to many paid working roles. https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-a...