Carers Centre begins volunteer recruitment drive

Carers Centre begins volunteer recruitment drive AS THE festive season approaches, people across Sunderland are being urged to make a unique New Year resolution. Sunderland Carers Centre is putting out a call for more volunteers in 2019, as it looks to use...

Foundation funding windfall for a caring community

Foundation funding windfall for a caring community SUNDERLAND carers could benefit from an unexpected windfall thanks to one of the city’s most successful sons. Sir Peter Vardy has offered Sunderland Carers Centre a £25,000 donation via his charitable...

Sunderland’s caring collaboration

Sunderland's Caring Collaboration Parents and guardians of youngsters with disabilities are being offered guidance and support thanks to a ground breaking new partnership. Sunderland Carers Centre is working with Sunderland Royal Hospital, providing a new...

New terms, new challenges for young carers

New term, new challenges for young carers... For some schoolkids, the six-week break is not the carefree endless summer it is for most, and the impending new school year carries a host of worries, greater than increased homework. Young carers and their...

DisabledGo Launch – Accessibility guides for places in Sunderland

Accessibility Guides for places in Sunderland Sunderland Council has arranged for DisabledGo to assess more than 100 locations in the city for their accessibility. DisabledGo is a national organisation that promotes independence and choice for people that...

Raising awareness of city carers

Raising awareness of city carers Maureen Morris understands what it is like to have a child who needs extra support.  It is 24 years since the 64 year-old from Washington adopted daughter Caitlin, and almost every day since has been a journey of...

Carers Centre seals transfer of city’s sporting sons

Carers Centre seals transfer of city's sporting sons Two of Sunderland’s most famous sporting sons have signed-up as patrons of one of the city’s most vital charities. SAFC icon Jimmy Montgomery and BBC Look North presenter, and sports desk host, Jeff...

Sunderland Carers make a deposit at food bank

Sunderland Carers make deposit at food bank A Wearside foodbank welcomed a sizeable deposit from Sunderland Carers Centre this week. Deputy Chief Executive, Amanda Brown called into the Salvation Army’s Austin House, in Southwick to donate a food parcel,...

Sunderland Carers Centre is here to help

Learning Opportunities Find learning opportunities for carers in your area and how to get involved. Search for learning opportunities Carer Groups Find groups for carers in your area and how to get involved. Search Groups Carer Events Find events for...

Dementia dial-in for Sunderland carers

Dementia dial-in for Sunderland Carers A new helpline connecting the family and friends of people with a devastating dementia diagnosis with much-needed advice and support has been launched today [May 21] to mark the beginning of Dementia Action Week....

Sunderland carer set for adventure on the high seas…

Sunderland carer set for adventure on the high seas A North East young carer is swapping her college studies for life on the ocean waves, thanks to support from a Wearside organisation dedicated to helping those who help others. Phoebe Collins, 18, is...

Supporting the city’s most caring folk

Support for the city's most caring folk A Sunderland carer has found support, guidance and friendship since walking into the Sunderland Carers Centre over a year ago. Malcolm Shirkey, 68, cares for his wife Elaine, who was diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a...

What a difference a year can make…

What a difference a year can make... The life of a Sunderland carer has been transformed thanks to the help of Sunderland Carers Centre and its dementia support service. For Karen Foster, 51 - who has cared for husband, Clifford, since his dementia...

Care Home Life – What’s it really like?

Care Home Life - What's it really like? Care Home Life - what it's really like? There are 47 Care Homes in Sunderland – so what is it like to live in them? The Healthwatch Sunderland team have been visiting residential and care homes in Sunderland.  Their...

Sunderland Carers Centre: committed to helping carers

Sunderland Carers Centre: committed to helping carers A Sunderland carer who has dedicated the last 11 years to caring for his wife, would be lost without the support of Sunderland’s fourth emergency service. Keith Riddell, 63, is one of the many carers...

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