Grants & Funding

FamilyCarersNet Win National Award

FamilyCarersNet, based in Bury St. Edmunds and offices also in Ipswich and Lowestoft through their local service Suffolk Carers Matter, won a national award...

Caring & Motor Neurone Disease

What is Motor Neurone Disease? Motor neurone disease, or MND, is an umbrella term for a group of conditions that affect people’s motor neurones (or...

Organ Failure & Your Caring Role

Organ failure often brings up a lot of questions and emotions. People with these illnesses that lead to organ failure often are put through...

Living with Heart Disease

What is heart disease?             Heart disease can come in many different forms. It can arise because of blockage, heart defects, or arrhythmias. In many...

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy is a community companion service that promotes social interaction and companionship all while providing safe and reliable transportation to and from...

Caring for Someone with a Brain Injury

What is a brain injury? A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is an injury that someone sustains to their brain through some sort of impact...

Caring for Someone with a Visual Impairment

What is classified as a visual impairment? People who are visually impaired typically have some a decreased ability to see. Visual impairments can be everything...

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s is a type of physical disease that affects the brain. When a person has Alzheimer’s disease, there is an increasing...

Caring for Someone with Autism

What is autism?  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a type of developmental disorder that affects the way a person is able to communicate and interact...

Living with Cancer

What is cancer? Cancer occurs when there are an uncontrollable multiplication and division of cells in an area of the body. As the cells grow,...