Young SibsSupport for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults
Barnardo's Lancashire Young carers.We support Young Carers under the age of 18 who provide regular and ongoing care and emotional support to a family member who is physically or mentally ill, disabled or misuses substances and are significantly affected by their caring role.
Carers LinkA carer is someone who provides unpaid, often intensive support to family or friends who could not manage without that support. They could be caring for a relative, partner, friend or neighbour who is ill, frail, disabled, or has mental health or substance misuse problems. Anyone can be a carer - our youngest registered carer is aged just 6, and a persons caring role can sometimes last for decades.
Carers TrustCarers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. They work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. Our vision is that unpaid carers count and can access the help they need to live their lives.
Mental WellbeingEvidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.
NHS Stop Smoking HelpLocal stop smoking services are free, friendly and can massively boost your chances of quitting for good.
Healthy and Balanced DietEating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you feel your best. This means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions, and consuming the right amount of food and drink to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.
Oral HealthHow to keep your child/children's and your own oral health in tip top condition.
Sleep and TirednessFeeling exhausted is so common that it has its own acronym, TATT, which stands for "tired all the time". But tiredness or exhaustion that goes on for a long time is not normal. It can affect your ability to get on and enjoy your life.
Sky Badger: Advice on SEND Charities, Benefits and much more...
SkybadgerWe believe that family life should be full of fun and adventure. That's especially important when your child has a disability or life-threatening illness. Sky Badger is where you'll find help for physical disabilities, special educational needs, mental health problems as well as finding support for your whole family.
Parent Sensory Festival
Parent Sensory Festival- Hirstwood TrainingEvery session is carefully designed to offer ideas that can be used in everyday life. Resources will be signposted that work for any budget from items that can be found around the home to suggested purchases. Most importantly, we will explain why the choices are useful and how to have fun with your child using them.
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