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Goodbye 2021. Hello 2022!

Whether you are starting a health journey, exploring creative passions, or seeking professional opportunities, the New Year is the perfect time to think ahead and make a difference. It’s also a great time to reflect on the last year. In 2021, we continued our mission by supporting key workers during unpredictable times. With our discounts, vouchers, giveaways and our cashback card, the Ode card, we supported our members through a challenging year, and we will continue to do the same…

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How to Survive Working Over Christmas: Mental Health Carers Support

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Every year, tens of thousands of carers dedicate their time to support others during the festive period. Whether you are looking after a loved one or you work in a residential home, every type of carer dedicates time and energy over the festive period. We know how hard the last year and a half has impacted the Care sector, and with the festive period in full swing, we want to offer some mental health carers support for anyone that may…

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Rainbow Thursday Forever – 18th to the 25th November 2021

Black Friday is for everyone. Rainbow Thursday is just for YOU. If you are searching for the best Carers deals this festive period, then you are in the right place. Last year, we launched Rainbow Thursday to thank the key workers who were there for us during an unpredictable time. However, the truth is, they have always been there for us, and they always will be. That is why Rainbow Thursday is back and here to stay. Here at Discounts…

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The Best Tech This Christmas – Carers Discount

Whether you are searching for the latest must-have gadgets or traditional tech staples, we have got you covered. We have listed some of the hottest and most in-demand pieces of technology that are sure to be top of many wish lists. Fitbit Track your fitness and stay healthy going into the new year with the new and updated Fitbit Versa 2. Monitor your steps, heart rate, calorie intake and more and even monitor your sleep with sophisticated technology that gives…

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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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