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Carers Rights Day 2020

Every year Carers Rights Day encourages unpaid carers to find out about their rights and how to get the help and support they need. This year Carers Rights Day is on Thursday 26th November 2020. Many ...

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An Inspirational Chat With Blind Dave Heeley

Kerry Burns, Coordinator for the Bereavement and Wellbeing project, Caring for Carers – a consortium of third sector organisations, including Crossroads, Communities in Sync and Ideal for All, a...

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Message of thanks from Lord-Lieutenant, John Crabtree OBE

We’re pleased to share this wonderful message of thanks that we have received from John Crabtree OBE, Lord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands. Appointed by Her Majesty The Queen to be her representative ...

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Gardening Therapy for Bereaved Carers

During Carers Week (8 – 14 June), Damian from our Wellbeing & Bereavement team will be out and about across Birmingham delivering herb and vegetable plants and offering gardening tips and advice t...

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Carers Week 2020 – Making Caring Visible

Making Caring Visible Carers Week was established by Carers UK over 25 years ago. It is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, offer support to carers and highlight the challenges they’re fa...

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Support for Family Carers in Sandwell from Dementia Navigators

It can be overwhelming and emotionally draining to care for someone with dementia, but there is lots of support available. If you live in Sandwell, the Dementia Navigators – a new partnership be...

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Special Delivery from Creative Olly!

Seven year old Olly  from Brandhall, Oldbury has raised £140 by selling his drawings and raffling off a teddy that he made to buy hand creams for carers working in our local area, including the team h...

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Messages of thanks lift spirits

During this challenging time of the coronavirus pandemic, we are receiving some heart-warming messages of thanks and appreciation for our Care Support Workers from the families of those they care for ...

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New Caring for Carers Dementia Support Groups and Training

Crossroads is pleased to announce that we are offering new ways to support those who are caring for someone with dementia or memory problems living in Birmingham. In partnership with Birmingham Carers...

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Coronavirus Advice for Carers

In light of recent developments regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) Crossroads Caring for Carers have taken the decision to close our office (494 Wolverhampton Road) for the coming weeks. However, all of...