Carers Rights Day 2022

Carers Rights Day is a national event to highlight and campaign for carers’ rights. With the cost of living crisis being one of the main concerns for carers we held an information event focussing on this. 

We had a range of organisations and information points that carers could access for information advice and support. 

Our panel also answered carers’ questions and spoke on how they are supporting carers.

The Panel

View the panel as they discuss how they are supporting carers in Solihull.

Alison McCrory
Assistant Director Communities & Partnerships at Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Kerry Turner 
Chief Executive Officer Citizens Advice Solihull Borough

Teresa Baxter 
Winter Warmth Manager at Age UK Solihull

Hannah Nurrish
PCN Service Transformation Manager at GPS Healthcare

Melinda Tompkins 
Community Outreach Officer – West Midland Act on Energy

Here to Help this Winter 2022

A big thank you to all that attended and supported us with our event. 

Winter can often be a difficult time for people. This year, with rising fuel costs, we know it could be even harder, so Solihull Council has worked with local voluntary groups to create this information booklet to help you.

Inside you’ll find information to help you keep warm, healthy and safe plus details of financial help and assistance. Wherever possible there are telephone numbers as well as web addresses.

More information can be found on SMBC’s Here2Help Website here

Young and Young Adult Carers

Did designs on bags and caps with the theme of carers rights and what it means to them. 

Related Adult Carer

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Raising awareness with BBC Radio WM

Our own Pauline Manby shared with Merisha Stevenson of BBC Radio WM, the work we do to help support and raise awareness for unpaid carers. Watch the segment here.

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