Carers

Longhurst Group is committed to supporting carers, and those who need care, in all aspects of what we do

Carers

Harry's Pledge logoLonghurst Group is committed to supporting carers and those who need care in all aspects of what we do.

We've recently joined with the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), National Housing Federation (NHF) and PlaceShapers - supported by Carers UK, Inside Housing and our founding partner Harry's Pals - to make a renewed commitment to carers.

Harry’s Pledge focuses on four areas where we can support those who need care and those who provide it. These areas are:

  1. Being supportive employers to people that have caring responsibilities
  2. Making offices and community spaces as accessible as possible
  3. Building more fully-accessible homes
  4. Further professionalising and promoting care as a career, and lobbying for changes in pay and rewards for carers.

We are determined to continue to provide the support needed by carers and those who need care.


Carer’s UK Digital Resource for Carers

Carer's UK logoWe have teamed up with Carers UK to bring you the Digital Resource for Carers, an online platform hosting a wide range of digital tools and essential resources to help make caring easier.


These resources have been developed by carers for carers and include e-Learning courses, essential reading guides and free access to Carers UK’s Jointly app.

Caring for a loved one who is ill, disabled or older can be valuable and rewarding, but without the right support caring can have an impact on your health, your job, your finances and your social life.

Register for Carers UK’s FREE digital resources and get the help you need today.

Visit: carersdigital.org 
Create an account using your free access code: DGTL1745

Resources available:

  • E-Learning - Building resilience
    Designed to help carers access advice and information relevant to their situation, find resources and identify sources of support including technology, as well as promote carers’ own health and wellbeing.
  • Jointly - Care co-ordination app
    A central place to store and share important information about the person you are caring for. Set up appointments, allocate tasks, save files and notes, manage medication and lots more.
  • Free publications - Carers UK guides
    Essential reading for carers including: Upfront guide to caring, Looking after someone – Carers Rights Guide and Being heard: A self-advocacy guide for carers
  • More resources and information - Links to workplace resources
    Access links to further resources and sources of information and support for people who are looking after a loved one.


    
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