The Barnet Carers Blog

This is where you will find up-to-date information, articles, and other items of interest.  Updated weekly.  If you have a topic that you would like us to cover, please email us here.

Christmas can be a difficult time for carers

The Christmas season, typically associated with joy and togetherness, can present unique mental health challenges for carers. Carers, who already navigate a complex landscape of providing physical and emotional support, may find the holiday season to be particularly...

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The impact of caring on your health

Caring, whether for aging parents, a spouse with chronic illness, or a child with special needs, can have a profound impact on your well-being and mental health. The demands of caring can lead to physical and emotional exhaustion, stress, and a sense of isolation. The...

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Carers Rights Day 2023

Carers Rights Day is almost upon us.  This year we will be celebrating it on Thursday 23rd November and recognising carers rights: today, tomorrow and in the future.  Carers Rights Day serves as a reminder of the invaluable contributions made by millions of carers...

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Winter is coming. What does it mean for carers?

As the chilly winds of winter sweep across the country, carers can face a unique set of challenges that test their resilience and dedication. The onset of winter can bring about specific issues that make caring even more demanding than usual. In this blog post, we'll...

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Experience the joy of mentoring

Friday the 27th October is National Mentoring Day.  We are celebrating the day but mentoring is a great thing to do and celebrate every day of the year.  Mentoring can be like planting seeds in the garden of the future. Just as seasoned gardeners know the satisfaction...

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The strain on carer finances

Caring for a loved one can be one of life's most rewarding experiences, offering emotional fulfillment and a sense of purpose. However, what often goes unnoticed is the significant impact that caring can have on an individual's financial situation. The complexities of...

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