Latest Carers rights movement Stories

2014-09-08 08:31:57

BLACKBURN, England, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 16,500 carers in Blackburn with Darwen. Blackburn with Darwen Carers Service, in partnership with the Whitehall Hotel and Restaurant in Darwen and The Olive Branch Restaurant, Kingsway is gearing up to take part in Britain's Best Breakfast, a national fundraising campaign organised by Carers Trust raising money to support unpaid carers. There are 16,500 carers as mentioned in the...

2012-07-16 23:00:14

Buystairlifts.net, the leading independent reviewer of stair lifts and wheelchair lifts for the elderly, pointed to the latest survey by Carers Week, which found that as many as 87% of carers in the UK suffered mental health problems related to their care work. In addition, the study found that 83% of carers had suffered from physical conditions, such as insomnia and back pain, as a result of caring for disabled or sick friends and family members. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 A new...

2012-04-11 23:00:01

With increased focus on the treatment of vulnerable adults The Money Carer Foundation works with local authorities, charities, care providers and family members to deliver appointeeship, deputyship and daily money management protection for elderly people and individuals with disabilities. Cheshire, UK (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Most people have a general understanding of what a power of attorney is but relatively few know what appointeeship or deputyship is. The Money Carer Foundation is a...

2011-10-11 14:08:39

Forty-five per cent of cancer survivors in Northern Ireland suffer from physical and mental health problems years after their treatment has finished, according to new research from Macmillan Cancer Support and Queen's University Belfast. The report, the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, also found cancer survivors and their carers are more likely to access health services than the general population. The research highlighted that so-called "late effects" of cancer and its treatment...

2011-07-18 10:09:00

An estimated 3 million New Yorkers provided care during 2009 WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by AARP's Public Policy Institute found the total economic value of caring for an adult family member, partner or friend who suffered with chronic conditions or disabilities in the U.S. reached an estimated $450 billion in 2009. In New York, the value of care reached $32 billion. The $450 billion is up from the estimated $375 billion that the study...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.