Concessions for Carers

According to Carers UK, 1 in 8 adults act as unpaid carers, for family and friends. Carers not only help to give their loved ones the best life opportunities possible, but in doing so, they save the government millions of pounds. However, the price of caring can be high with many carers at breaking point, exhausted, stressed and suffering physical and mental health difficulties of their own.

 I have personal experience of caring, as for twenty years I was a parent/carer myself, and that is why I am so pleased to be able to offer my support to the Dorset Carer’s Card (this includes carers in BCP (Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole) council.

Clients who have a Carer’s card are discounted 20% on all full-priced massage treatments and can access face to face relaxation classes for £5, a saving of £3.50

To register as a carer and to get a free card, please call 0800 368 8349

There is a saying, ‘you can’t pour from an empty cup’, and it’s true that you can’t give the best to others if you are tired and burnt out yourself. So go ahead and fill your cup by taking time out to look after yourself, it isn’t being selfish, it’s a necessity.

Christine Faulder

http://www.touchandco.uk