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Welcome to our News and Events section! Stay up-to-date with the latest happenings and exciting developments in the world of Action for Family Carers.

Here, we bring you a curated selection of news articles, insightful stories, and upcoming events that highlight our organisation’s ongoing efforts and impact.

Latest News

Young Carers Volunteers

Young Carers Volunteers

Our Young Carer clubs could not run without the effort and support from Volunteers. These 3 Volunteers really make a...

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Winter Warmer event

Winter Warmer event

Taya, our Young Carers Lead for Tendering District attended a Winter Warmer event in Jaywick, hosted by CVST.

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Youth Voice Conference

Youth Voice Conference

Two of our Young Carers participated in the Youth Voice Conference at Writtle University College. It involved asking...

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Parachute jump

Parachute jump

Wow! what an amazing achievement. Well done and congratulations to Debbie Brooks and Laura Hoti who bravely did a...

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The Adult Carer Survey

The Adult Carer Survey

The Adult Carer Survey report of nearly 3,500 unpaid carers showed that a sizeable proportion of carers said the NHS...

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Case Study – Carol

Case Study – Carol

‘It’s my only break in the week when he attends the group’ Carol is 88 years of age and a full time Carer for her...

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Young Carers Awards

Young Carers Awards

One of our Young Carers from Loughton was so pleased and proud to receive this award, I think you can see that by his...

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Young Carers sports day

Young Carers sports day

Young Carers from our Harwich Club had a great sports day with prizes and trophies. Our staff made this such a great...

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Case Study – Robin

Case Study – Robin

Robin is 78 years of age and attends our Epping Activity Group for people living with dementia. He was a Police...

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Case Study – Claire

Case Study – Claire

Claire cares for her 82 year old Dad who has Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer’s and attends our Maldon Day Care Centre....

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Harlow Leisure Zone trip

Harlow Leisure Zone trip

Our Young Carers from the Loughton Club enjoyed a fantastic trip to the Harlow Leisure Zone last week which was funded...

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Chelmsford Memory Walk

Chelmsford Memory Walk

Join in at Hylands Park, Chelmsford on Sunday 01 October 2023 and share an incredible day with others who understand...

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Jack Petchey Award

Jack Petchey Award

Congratulations to Ivy Knight who won the Jack Petchey Award.   About the Jack Petchey Foundation Introducing the Jack...

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Heybridge Regatta

Heybridge Regatta

Such an amazing day at the Heybridge Regatta of which we are a nominated Charity. Thank you for all your support that...

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Celebrating Carers Week

Celebrating Carers Week

There were lots of activities taking place at our Young Carers Clubs, coffee mornings at the Activity Groups and cakes...

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Celebrating Carers Week

Celebrating Carers Week

There were lots of activities taking place at our Young Carers Clubs, coffee mornings at the Activity Groups and cakes...

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