Posts Tagged ‘carers’

Aldershot Garrison Special Needs Group

Living as we do in Farnham this group is obviously local to us. At Christmas time we often get a flyer in my son’s school bag promoting their Christmas party.

The group aims to provide a meeting place and support group for other parents and carers of special needs children. The group also arranges trips and special [...]

Sure Start Children’s Centres

I was just looking at the website for my son’s scool (check out this entry on ICT and special needs submitted by the IT manager from the school) to see what new links had gone up.  In there is an entry for our local Sure Start centre at Potter’s Gate ( a primary school in Farnham) [...]

Crossroads Care

Crossroads is a UK-based charity (Charity Registration No. 1069649).  Its aim is to provide a reliable service, tailored to meet the individual needs of each carer and the person they are caring for. They have schemes in most parts of England and Wales, which provide a range of services to meet local needs. If you live [...]


I was recently made aware of the following organisation via the headmaster of the school my son now attends.

Cool2Care was founded in 2007 by Phil Conway, the father of a disabled boy. It is an organisation that brings together families of disabled children with people who want to care for them.

If you’re thinking of working with [...]


Careresnet is a website for carers living in the county of Surrey in the UK. I believe it is run and maintained by Surrey County Council. It contains a lot of useful information and links and is well worth a visit if you are based in Surrey.

I first became aware of it shortly after our son [...]

Carers Association Southern Staffordshire

The Carers Association Southern Staffordshire (CASS) is a registered charity (Registered Charity No: 1086979 ) providing confidential advice, information and emotional support to carers of any age living within the districts of Cannock Chase, East Staffs, Lichfield, South Staffs, Stafford and Tamworth.


Carers Association Southern Staffordshire has been working for carers in Staffordshire since 1996. It became [...]


Carers are people who look after those with an illness, disability or special needs. The work of carers is vital to society and our economy, but it is often unappreciated. Carers make up over 12% of the total UK workforce and their work saves the UK about £57.4 billion per year (1, 2). Furthermore, 3 in [...]

CHASE hospice care for children

CHASE supports families with life-limited children and teenagers. Life-limited means they are not expected to live to reach the age of 19.

The CHASE network of care stretches throughout SW London, Surrey and Sussex. Back in 1997 the More-Molyneux family, from Losely Park, offered CHASE a site at Artington on which to build a children’s hospice – [...]


Barnardo’s no longer run orphanages. But the commitment to their founder’s vision lives on so that Barnardo’s is now one of the UK’s leading children’s charities. Working directly with over 110,000 children, young people and their families every year, they run 383 vital projects across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering [...]