It’s Carers Week this week, recognising the contribution of the 1 in 8 people who care for a family member, friend or neighbour. Here in Liverpool there are over 50,000 carers and 1 in 12 secondary school pupils are carers. We spoke to the team at Liverpool Carers Centre at Local Solutions to find out their top tips for carers.
'The Florist' Liverpool's newest restaurant, generously opened their doors early to allow 300 carers the chance to visit.
Carers had a wonderful afternoon at Liverpool Parish Church Our Lady & St Nicholas
Carers enjoyed an outstanding performance of Handel's Messiah at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall as guests of Liverpool John Moores University.
This was a wonderful evening hosted by the Pullman Hotel as part of the Accor hotel groups' 50 years celebration.
On the 6th September, the New World Trading Company very kindly hosted a wonderful afternoon celebration for 50 unpaid carers who are all part of the ‘mytime’ initiative.
To see which businesses are supporting Mytime, visit our new Interactive Map. A huge thanks to all the businesses supporting us.
With Liverpool’s bid to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022 well underway, Liverpool Carers Centre got into the spirit by holding a health and wellbeing session at our watersports centre.
Mo from the ‘mytime’ team has written the ‘My City’ feature in the Liverpool Echo today! Turn to Page 2 and you will find her editorial.
On Thursday 15th June, Local Solutions held its annual Carers Week event in Liverpool City Centre.
The ‘mytime’ initiative has been featured by Good News Liverpool who have highlighted our new partnership with Leasowe Castle. Leasowe Castle is the latest hotel to get on board by agreeing to host carers who need an overnight break and decided to get involved, to coincide with Carers Week.