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In November we held our first ever Carers Rights Day expo at the Civic Centre in Trowbridge. Below you’ll find the presentations given on the day, which contain useful information for carers.

Some fantastic Wiltshire charities and organisations that support carers were in attendance, including Alzheimer’s Support, Citizen’s Advice Wiltshire and Olive Branch Counselling.

Throughout the day speakers gave talks on topics such as caring for a child with additional needs, navigating the benefits system and building a support network.

For those unable to join us on the day, or anyone who would like to access the information given on the day, you’ll find the presentations available to download and view below.

Please note that the information in these presentations was correct as of 21 November 2023.

Building support around you – Carer Support Wiltshire and Wiltshire Council

Getting back into work – Wiltshire Council

How to navigate the benefits system – Wiltshire Citizen’s Advice Carers Project

In an emergency – Aid Training and Carer Support Wiltshire

Looking after a child with additional needs – Wiltshire Parent Carer Council and Carer Support Wiltshire

Looking after you – Wiltshire Council. Olive Branch Counselling and Carer Support Wiltshire

New to caring – Carer Support Wiltshire

When the time comes – Dorothy House