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Audlem Carers Support Group holds a coffee morning (tea too!) every 2nd and 4th Wednesday between 9.30am and 11.30am at the Lord Combermere, The Square, Audlem.

The Carers' Group is open to anyone who provides care support to family members, friends or neighbours.

Please drop in for coffee and chat, advice and friendly confidential support.

The Carers' Group is run by our trained staff and experienced volunteers. We regularly invite speakers to give advice and information to carers, or talks on topics of general interest.

We arrange Carers' Breaks to give carers opportunities to enjoy themselves away from the responsibilities and worries of caring. Breaks may include meals out, afternoon teas, visits to local health spas, outings to places of interest, and craft activities.

In the summer months we run a weekly bowling session for Carers at the Audlem Bowling Club. Carers (and the person they care for) can also come to the Friday Fun Games.

For more information or advice please contact Lynn Morear, ADCA's Assistant Coordinator, on 07376 070586 or email:lynnmorear@yahoo.co.uk

Carers' Rights

The right information at the right time can make a huge difference when you are looking after someone. Every year CarersUK hold a Carers Rights Day to bring organisations across the UK together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to.

Making carers aware of their rights

Every year, more than 2 million people become carers. Many struggle to navigate the maze of services and entitlements, and miss out on financial and practical support. And it's not just people who are new to caring — even those who have been caring for years sometimes aren't aware of their entitlements.

Letting carers know where to get help and support

Caring can present all kinds of challenges. We want every carer to know where to turn for advice, information and support, whether in their local community or online.

Audlem Carers' Support Group, with funding from Cheshire East Council, now supports about 100 local carers through its twice monthly coffee mornings, Carers' Breaks Days and Befriending Service.

Raising awareness of the needs of carers

Carers Rights Day raises awareness of the needs of carers with the public, decision makers and professionals, helping us realise our vision of a society that respects, values and supports carers. Audlem Carers' Support Group has been involved in lobbying Cheshire East Council on the need to maintain good quality local residential respite services for carers.

For more information please contact Lynn Morear, ADCA's Assistant Coordinator, on 07376 070586 or email:lynnmorear@yahoo.co.uk

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