Supporting Unpaid Carers

We care for unpaid carers by providing support, advice and training. 

Latest Updates

HO! HO! HO! Join a sea of Santas in Harrow’s best DASH of the year!
Festive family fun for everyone!

Come and join us at the beautiful grounds at Old Lyonians on 20th December 2021 at 11am for the best start to Christmas!

Choose to walk or jog or dash through the gorgeous 3.2-acre grounds (obstacle course for the more daring). Or if you would prefer not to dash, then why not come along to watch the fun – more the merrier. After your challenge you can relax and enjoy some refreshments, with even a spot of carol singing. Invite your friends, family, colleagues, neighbours – anyone you know, to take part and help us raise funds to support groups for carers and family members with dementia.

Adults: £5

Under 16’s: £2

Under 3’s: Free

Spectator entry fee: £1 ( includes a hot drink and mince pie)

Exact entry payment to be made on the day.

JOIN OUR FANTASTIC CARE SUPPORT TEAM!

We are Looking for motivated and caring people with a desire to help others to join our dedicated Care Support team! Please
e-mail homecare@harrowcarers.org or call 03300 882224 for more information! Full training provided.

 

CARERS RIGHTS DAY & HARROW CARERS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – 2021
Thursday 25th November 2021

Welcome Back To Face To Face Groups

We have added some excellent new support groups this summer. Support groups are now available for parent carers, cancer carer, dementia carers and those caring for a partner. Lets go through the year supporting each other!

Help with your health and well-being

We take a holistic approach to support.

We run workshops, clubs, counselling sessions, advisory services and other activities. We aim to make you feel better. We help you with stress management, mindfulness and well-being to boost your confidence and positivity.

New Working For Carers Video

We not only help you get back into work, but also care for your well-being and mental health.

Our experienced advisors in the Working for Carers Programme are dedicated to helping you become more confident and find a job that fits your caring schedule.

Homecare Service

Caring for someone is mentally and physically demanding.

You may need additional help or some downtime from your caring duties. Our fully trained Care Support Workers can step in to support you as much or as little as you want, whether it’s occasional help or something more regular.

Check out our Carers’ Guide

As a carer there is lots of help, advice and support available, the problem is knowing where to find the information, this guide will outline your rights as a carer and give you details, information and guide you to where you can get practical help and support in Harrow.

Join our fantastic team

We would like to hear from you if you are ready to offer your skills to support our charity.
We are always looking for dedicated people who are willing to give up their time as a volunteer to help us offer the best service to our unpaid carers as well as those who would like to join our team on a more permanent role. Please have a look at the specific volunteering and full time roles we are looking for and contact us to register your interest.

 

Our Blog

How to Balance Caring Responsibilities With Work

How to Balance Caring Responsibilities With Work

Looking after someone while working can be a lot to handle at once. You might be concerned about the person you care about while you work, and this may a negative impact on your well-being. It can be helpful to know about some of your rights at work and think about...

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Transferable Skills For Carers Returning to the Workplace

Transferable Skills For Carers Returning to the Workplace

Carers often express that they have little to no skills or experience to offer when they are considering returning to work – “I’m just a carer, I don’t have anything to offer”. The truth is, being an unpaid carer and looking after your loved ones gives you a wide...

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5 Tips for Carers to Improve Your Health and Well-being

5 Tips for Carers to Improve Your Health and Well-being

Caring can be a rewarding experience, but it can also take a mental and physical toll. To continue providing care to their loved ones, it’s vital that carers stays healthy. But when you’re looking after someone else, it’s easy to forget your own health needs. Sure,...

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