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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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Glad To Care Awareness Week

Join us in highlighting the incredible work all carers do and celebrating all the positive stories from those who care. Home carers, young carers, volunteers and every other care role dedicate so much of themselves to helping overs and it does not go unnoticed. The incredible sacrifices made to help support and provide care to those in need, especially during what have been testing times recently, deserves to be shouted about. Use the hashtag #GladtoCare on your social media to…

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Your Stories – Carers On The Frontline

Join us this Carers week in celebrating the incredible work done by all those within the care sector. The past few months have been an extremely trying time for everyone, especially for carers with support needed more than ever. From long shifts, We wanted to let your stories be heard and what better way of celebrating carers week and the amazing work all carers do than getting a more personal look at how our real heroes have found the challenging…

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Where Carers Can Find Financial Support

Looking after the day to day costs and trying to save as a carer can be difficult, especially for unpaid carers or for those working voluntary as carers. On Top of providing your own support for those who you care for, you find that you are in need of some extra support, even financially, and knowing what is available to you is important. If it’s there, why not take advantage of it? Can I Get A Carers Grant? The main…

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