Blog Archive

Welcome to the blog archive of Derbyshire Carers Association

  • Do You Care for Someone Living with Dementia?

    Do You Care for Someone Living with Dementia?

    Derbyshire Carers Association is working with a student from the University of Derby to look into online and face-to face support available for carers who are supporting a loved one with dementia.

  • Andrew’s fundraising success

    Andrew’s fundraising success

    A kind-hearted fundraiser and member of DCA staff embarked on a trip to Clumber Park to take part in a gruelling half marathon to raise an impressive £350.

  • Experience the X Factor!

    Experience the X Factor!

    Carers in Glossop and the High Peak are invited to come along and experience being part of the audience at ITV’s X Factor auditions in Manchester on 8th July.

  • Citizens Advice in Derbyshire Dales

    Citizens Advice in Derbyshire Dales

    Free, independent, confidential advice for any problem

  • Carers relax at a special pamper day

    Carers relax at a special pamper day

    Carers were treated to a special pamper event to celebrate carers week

  • 94 year-old Carer steals the show at the Beeb!

    94 year-old Carer steals the show at the Beeb!

    A Derby City Carer was in the limelight when he appeared on BBC’s Breakfast TV – celebrating National Carers Week 2015.

  • Carers relax at a special pamper day

    Carers relax at a special pamper day

    A fun and relaxing treat was on offer on the 8th June as carers gathered at the Post Mill Centre, South Normanton for a well-earned pamper day and tea party treat organised by Derbyshire Carers Association (DCA).

  • Free Wills Month for June 2015

    Free Wills Month for June 2015

    As part of national Carers Week celebrations BRM Solicitors are once again offering free wills for DCA carers.

  • Chesterfield MP: 'We need to care more about our carers'

    Chesterfield MP: 'We need to care more about our carers'

    Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins had a strong message about the importance of valuing carers when he attended a training event organised by the Derbyshire Carers Association as part of National Carer’s Week.

  • Derby GP surgery Champions Carers

    Derby GP surgery Champions Carers

    Derbyshire Carers Association launched the Derbyshire ‘Carers Pledge’ during Carers Week last year and are requesting GP practices throughout Derby and Derbyshire to consider signing up.

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