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Check out our latest news and information on upcoming events.

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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 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...

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Crossroads receives donation from Tipton Christmas Tree of Light Appeal

Crossroads was very pleased to recently accept a kind donation of £600 from the Tipton Christmas Tree of Light Appeal, organised by the Tipton Civic Society. The appeal, which ran over the festive per...

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A Trip Down Memory Lane for People With Dementia and Their Carers

Dementia Information and Support for Carers (DISC) recently held a 1950’s themed Tea Party for members of their East Birmingham Carers Group. Those experiencing memory issues, confusion or who have a ...

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Launch of the Sandwell Better Lives Dementia Strategy

Crossroads is pleased to announce the launch of the Sandwell Better Lives Dementia Strategy. Developed using a multi-agency approach, this refreshed strategy has seen the Dementia Action Alliance, San...