The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) is celebrating the role of carers as part of National Carers Week (8-14 June 2020), particularly for their outstanding contribution during the coronavirus pandemic.
To celebrate Carers Week 2019 (10th – 16th June), Leicestershire County Council is joining forces with partners to draw attention to how important caring is, and to get carers better connected to support available in their communities.
People are being asked to share their views on a new dementia strategy for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
To mark Young Carers Awareness Day Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is sharing some of the latest work carried out with young carers, which has enabled GP practices to support them better to stay safe and well, whilst caring for another.
During Carers Rights Day, thousands of carers in Leicester are urged to find out more about their rights as carers, with support from their GP practice.
An NHS winter campaign launched across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is encouraging people who care for someone else on a daily basis to take up the latest NHS advice in order to protect their own health.