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Worcestershire Parent & Carers' Community

For families who have a child with a disability or additional need. family days out; 14+ youth group; parent carer support; coffee mornings

Area serviced:
Worcestershire
Sector:
Voluntary

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Carers come from all backgrounds and can be any age. Caring can be rewarding, but it can be difficult too. Here are ten important things that any carer should know to help with their caring role and make sure they get the support they are entitled to.
Day trips are available to elderly people by contacting various reputable organisations on our website.These are often at dicounted rates and carers are always available to provide help to those in need of assistance.
If there is a problem with either a persons physical or mental health this can affect their day to day lives and may mean that they are entitled to benefits as a result and further medical support.
A Learning Disability is the disorder that affects the brain's ability to receive and process information. This disorder can make it problematic for a person to learn as quickly or in the same way as someone who isn't affected by a learning disability.
Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is "...an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.