Welcome To The Forum
Carers FIRST online forum is a friendly place for Carers to share ideas, information and experiences. As well as providing a place to socialise and meet other Carers. 
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Ask the Expert
Sessions held throughout Carers Week, ask a member of our Carers Hub questions on a specialised topic.Feel free to ask a questions or just read along. Topics include; Occupational Therapy and Dementia
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Dementia - Live Session 14-06-19 2.00 pm
by CarersFIRST
Fri Jun 14, 2019 14:17 PM
Community Guidelines
Please familiarise yourself with the community guidelines which will ensure that everybody has a positive experience while visiting this forum.
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Community Guidelines
by Peter - Carers FIRST
Mon Jul 30, 2018 15:49 PM
Getting Started/New To The Forum
A few small pointers to help you get started and to begin talking to other forum members.
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How To Use The Forum
by Peter - Carers FIRST
Mon Jul 30, 2018 16:23 PM
Forum Champions and Moderators
Get more involved
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Forum Champions and Moderators
by CarersFIRST
Fri Jan 18, 2019 14:13 PM
How I Feel
All about your emotional wellbeing and how you manage your own health and any stress or anxiety arising from your caring role
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General 14 72
How do I get a support worker for my husband (schizophrenia+drink problem)?
by kyberpast
Sat Jun 1, 2019 21:10 PM
My Health 4 14
The 'How are you?' Quiz
by CarersFIRST
Wed Jan 9, 2019 19:22 PM
My Wellbeing 3 13
Carers UK State of Caring Annual Survey
by Christopher
Wed Apr 17, 2019 02:33 AM
My Caring Role
All about information and advice to help you with your caring role, including technology, equipment, and managing day to day tasks
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Technology and Equipment 1 5
What technology has helped in your caring role?
by CarersFIRST
Thu Jan 31, 2019 09:47 AM
Day To Day Tasks And Managing At Home 1 6
Bathing and Personal Care
by Claire
Fri Oct 19, 2018 22:34 PM
Health Condition Specific Conversations 8 32
Chronic oedema.
by itshard
Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:46 AM
Time For Yourself
All about connecting with others, hobbies and interests and general chit chat
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Getting Out and About 0 0
General Chit Chat 7 24
Name for the Forum
by Christopher
Fri Apr 5, 2019 07:45 AM
Hobbies and Interests 3 9
what don't I do
by Claire
Wed Nov 14, 2018 17:02 PM
Taking A Break 2 5
Having a holiday.
by Steve
Mon Jul 8, 2019 23:24 PM
Finances
All about the effect on your financial situation from being a carer including welfare benefits, debt and work
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Benefits 1 3
PIP
by Lyndylou
Sun Oct 21, 2018 09:01 AM
Legal Issues 1 1
Paying for care
by CarersFIRST
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:28 PM
Work Life Balance
All about carers in work or education or who want to get into work
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Employment, Education & Volunteering 3 8
Overcoming Employment Barriers for Carers in Lincolnshire 25th April
by Sheena_Carers_FIRST
Thu Apr 11, 2019 16:10 PM