Wednesday 24th January 2018
At a recent Carer Trust North Wales training session, young people from Anglesey and Conwy took time to promote Young Carers Awareness Day which is taking place on 25 January 2018. From research they discovered there are over 700,000 young carers in the UK and Wales has the highest proportion of young adult carers (16-25 yrs) out of the whole of the UK. Many young carers struggle to juggle their education with their caring role which can cause pressure and stress. 1 in 20 miss school because of their caring role, 26% have reported that they have been bullied in school because of their caring role and young adult carers are twice as likely to become NEET (Not in…
Monday 6th November 2017
We are delighted to have been shortlisted as finalists for the Daily Post Business Awards 2017! The announcement was made last week in the newspaper and we received the following notification from the Daily Post Events Team: 'It has been an outstanding year, both for the exceptionally high standard of entries and the number of entries from individual businesses received, making the judges' decisions extremely difficult. I would like to inform you that Ymddiriedolaeth Gofalwyr Gogledd Cymru Carers Trust North Wales has been successfully selected as a finalist in the category "Community Award sponsored by Horizon Nuclear Power". Congratulations!' The award ceremony is taking place at Bangor University on 30 November 2017, and we are all so excited! Good luck to all the…
Thursday 4th May 2017
Dementia Awareness Week is coming up: 15-21 May 2017 - see flyer to see where we'll be!
Thursday 13th April 2017
We're absolutely thrilled to receive £78,700 from @globalmakesomenoise. This will make a huge difference to the children and young people we support in Anglesey, Conwy and Flintshire. Thank you to everyone at Capital North West and North Wales and Heart North Wales for helping to make this happen. Watch us get our big surprise: Heart FM
Thursday 30th March 2017
Working with Wild Elements based in Treborth Botanical Gardens, Bangor, we're looking forward to running a 'Survival Course' for Young Adult Carers this Spring/Summer. The course will start after Easter when we'll be holding a series of evening sessions leading up to overnight camping in July. The course will cover skills such as First Aid and Health and Safety, with activities set to include exploring the outdoors, making a shelter, cooking outside, music and some more surprises! If you are a carer aged 16-25 living in Anglesey/Bangor areas and are interested in attending, please ring us on 07887 367220 for more details. The course is booking up fairly quickly, so please get in touch soon if you'd like…
Thursday 30th March 2017
Congratulations to Heulwen Williams our Carer Support Worker working in Anglesey. She recently completed a 5k run, raising over £200 for Carers in Anglesey at the same time. Thank you Heulwen for your fantastic effort - we hope you got a well deserved cheer as you passed the finishing line!
Tuesday 7th February 2017
After the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act was introduced in April 2016, the support Carers are entitled to from their local authorities changed. Please read the below information leaflet which outlines what you, as a Carer, could be eligible for and how to request a Carers Assessment: SUPPORT FOR CARERS LEAFLET
Wednesday 21st December 2016
Carers Trust North Wales and the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are delighted to launch the brand new Dementia Support Service which went 'live' on 3 October 2016. The service has been set up to provide post-diagnostic information, advice and support to people newly diagnosed with Dementia and their families, and is available across all six counties of North Wales. Project Leader Lisa Jones (pictured left) said: I am excited to implement and be a part of a much needed service. The team at Carers Trust North Wales, Crossroads Care Services, are highly experienced and skilled staff members providing Dementia information, advice and support. Coupled with our partnership with the BCUHB and service users, we want to achieve…
Wednesday 9th November 2016
Global Make Some Noise is the official in-house charity of Global, the media and entertainment group (Heart FM, Capital Radio, Smooth, Classic FM, LBC). We were over the moon when they chose Carers Trust North Wales as one of their Charities of the Year for 2017-18. Global Make Some Noise have already been raising money on our behalf with their Make Some Noise Day which they held on 7 October when everyone dressed LOUD! We are so grateful to everyone who has donated so far! Take a look at the Global Make Some Noise website to see what's been going on and how to get involved: Global Make Some Noise
Wednesday 9th November 2016
We are delighted to launch our new website which we hope will contain all the information you are looking for about our organisation and how we might be able to help and support you, your family member, a friend or neighbour. We'd really like to hear feedback from you in case there's something you were looking for which we haven't included, or any suggestions for improvement. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org or you can click the envelope icon at the bottom of our Home Page. WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU!