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In West Berkshire we are doing a young carers Dolls House Shoe Box Competition. We are asking for participants tell their story of being in Lockdown and COVID19 by recreating their world in a shoe box. If you are a young carer and would like to have a go we would love to see your artwork and hear about your experiences too.
Life as a young Carer Under Lockdown
There are estimated to be 700,000 young carers in England.
Twelve-year-old Finlay cares for his mum, while 15-year-old Danielle helps her mum look after her siblings while her step-dad works long hours.
They describe how their lives have changed during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here or the image above to watch the video
Care for a cuppa - online chats
Make yourself a cuppa and join us for an online chat
As a carer it’s important to take a little break and spend some time talking to people who understand what you’re going through. That’s why we’re organising a weekly online Care for a Cuppa through Zoom.
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Coronavirus and MND
Living with motor neurone disease (MND) or Kennedy's disease is challenging, but you may also be worried about the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19). We are here for you, with information and support. We are continuously updating this content, with expert advice.
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Click here or the image above to access the survey.