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Physical activity for health and wellbeing in the caring role
Physical activity for health and wellbeing in the caring role

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Further reading

Charities and organisations supporting carers

In Session 1 you met three carers who were able to access support from the charities Honeypot and Carers Trust. Find out more about each at the links below.

  • Honeypot [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] – a children’s charity supporting young carers by providing respite breaks and outreach support.
  • Carers Trust – a UK-based charity which works to raise awareness of unpaid carers by campaigning and influencing change.

Managing the demands of the caring role

There is lots of advice and guidance available online on how to manage the demands of being a carer. Some of the support, which was referred to in the course, is listed below.

Physical activity guidance and support

In Session 2 several organisations were highlighted as offering support and guidance for physical activity participation. The links listed below offer further detail on this: