News

_mg_3446-elderly-female-carer-holding-hand-of-husband-copy

August 2017

Lets start a conversation about loneliness

8 in 10 people caring for loved ones “have felt lonely or socially isolated” Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness aims... View Article

IQeol help a carer and her family

August 2017

Recycled laptops make a difference to carers

Bereneice cares for her husband who was left permanently disabled following a sudden illness ten years ago. Unable to juggle... View Article

GP Award Winners 2017

July 2017

Wiltshire GP’s go for Gold

A record number of GP practices in Wiltshire were awarded the coveted Investors in Carers gold and gold plus awards... View Article

Break for carers

July 2017

One in four unpaid carers “have not had a day off” in five years

Carers are reaching ‘breaking point’ as they struggle to take even a day away from care responsibilities for years at... View Article

_MG_0500 computer class using Babble

July 2017

Nationwide Graduates Take on Challenge

Young adult carers across the south west struggle to balance a demanding caring role with studying or starting a career.... View Article

Afternoon tea for carers

June 2017

Afternoon tea stirs up awareness for carers

Something was brewing at a new Malmesbury independent living facility when Carer Support Wiltshire laid on afternoon tea to mark... View Article

Josie Campbell with Jackie Maton

May 2017

New Carer Volunteer Service in Wiltshire Hospitals

Thousands of people pass through our hospitals each week accompanied and supported by a loved one or friend – someone... View Article

Carers Week header

May 2017

Join us for Carers Week 2017

Carers Week is an annual awareness campaign to bring caring right out into the open – recognising and celebrating the... View Article

Ruth Martindale and Helen Dowse copy

March 2017

Helen Wins 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award

Congratulations to Helen Dowse who won our volunteer of the year award for 2017. Helen ran the carers clinic and... View Article

Medvivo receive award

March 2017

Working For Carers Awards for Employers who Care

Wiltshire businesses, Medvivo and PACA were the winners at the recent Working For Carers Annual Gala. Both received awards for... View Article