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5 reasons why it’s awesome to be a Carer

Whether you are about to leave school or you are considering a career change, why not consider becoming a carer? Many people don’t understand the various roles available in the care sector and how incredibly rewarding a job in the care industry can be. It can help improve your personal and professional life in various ways. Plus, you gain a sense of job satisfaction and access to job benefits.  We see the incredible work our members achieve every day, so…

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Commonly asked Carer interview questions

A carer interview can be a nerve-racking experience for everyone. From arriving on time, looking presentable, to questions on preparation, there’s a lot to remember. If you plan to pursue a career in the care sector, you might be looking for some job interview tips? Within this blog post, you will find helpful information relating to commonly asked questions and valuable advice.  Prepare the job role ahead of time. Knowing the responsibilities and expectations are a must. Research the businesses…

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Summer Wellness Tips for Carers

Are you searching for summer wellness tips for carers? As a carer, you know that taking care of someone is a wonderful, rewarding and challenging experience. From the life-long connections, wonderful memories to the stressful periods, you are doing a vital (and stressful) job. Whether you are paid or unpaid, it is extremely easy to put your own needs aside and mistreat your wellbeing as a carer. For instance, if you don’t have the proper measures or wellbeing practices set…

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Carers Week – Deals For Our Members!

As Carers Week comes to a close, we want to take this time to say thank you. Carers Week takes place once a year, and while it is a nice gesture, it doesn’t begin to cover or shed light on the struggles you face as a carer. Here at Discounts for Carers, we have immense appreciation and gratitude for everything you do as a carer. That is why we are here year-round to promote, advocate and celebrate you, the individuals…

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Carers Week: Supporting You To Take A Break

We see first-hand how carers like yourself go above and beyond to navigate various types of challenges on a daily basis. That is why we are strong advocates of self-care and taking a break when possible.  From a 30 minute break to a more extended period, you are more than deserving of a break as a carer. When discussing holidays or time away in the care sector, the phrase ‘Respite care’ is often used. From a short stay in a…

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Mental Health Tips For Carers

Looking after another person’s mental and physical well being is a tremendous task, and in some cases, creating time for yourself can feel like a chore. While it is easier said than done, establishing time within the day to breathe and to have “you time” is crucial.  Naturally, you aren’t going to inherit perfect time management or master the art of self-care after reading this blog. Instead, you will hopefully walk away with some ideas, tips and tricks that could…

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Carers Week 2021 – Together, We Can Make Caring Visible!

Carers Week is an annual event that takes place once a year. The main goal is to spread awareness, love, and appreciation of you, the fantastic individuals who spend a large majority of their time looking after the well-being of others. This year, Discounts for Carers wants to put the spotlight on you, the Carers, and celebrate everything you’ve accomplished.  What is Carers Week 2021? There are 7 million people in the UK that are carers – this includes those…

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We care, we listened, so we’ve changed. 

Welcome to the new and improved Discounts for Carers website. While our website may look a little different, don’t worry, we are the same brand you know and love – just better. We have switched things up to make sure our website works as hard as you do. What is happening? From those who look after family members to professional carers, our members in the care industry are superstars, and here at Discounts for Carers, we want to celebrate you.…

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Stress Awareness Month: Tips For Carers

The month of April is dedicated to promoting stress. Unfortunately, a staggering amount of people endure high levels of stress on a regular basis. In the past year, it was reported by The Mental Health Foundation that 71% of people had felt so stressed that they were overwhelmed. It was also reported that: 51% of adults who feel stressed reported that they also felt depressed, and 61% said that they were anxious. 37% of adults who reported that they felt…

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Rainbow Thursday – Thank You Carers

Join us from the 19th November for an exclusive week long event celebrating and thanking our frontline and key workers with some incredible discounts each day. Why Rainbow Thursday? As rainbows in windows go down, We want to stand up and say ‘thank you’. Because rain or shine, you’re still on the frontline. Black Friday is for everyone. Rainbow Thursday is for YOU. Saying thank you isn’t just a summer trend and we’re still here to help you where you…

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