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Ellie Jones

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What makes a good carer?

Whether you’re a carer who is keen to make sure you are at the top of your game, or you need to step up and take on caring responsibilities for a friend or family member, you may be keen to find out exactly what makes a good carer.  Research carried out by Carers UK found that 1.8 adults in the country are carers – that’s approximately 6.5 million people. So with so many people caring for someone, whether in a…

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Back to School Shopping: Save with Carer Discounts

That time of year again; back to school shopping time. As the school holidays start and parents begin to dread the expense that comes with buying all those school essentials.  From school stationery to pinafores and pe kits, the list can feel endless. And if you’re a carer, then finding the time and money to get the back to school shopping sorted can feel impossible.  But good news, we’ve got this back to school shopping guide to make your life…

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Best SPF Moisturisers – A Guide For Every Skin Type

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When the weather is nice, most of us can’t wait to put on our shorts or summer dresses and head outside to make the most of it. But before heading out, it is crucial that you have the right protection for your skin. The best way to protect your skin is to get the best SPF moisturisers out there that suit your skin type.  Protecting your skin with SPF is not only important if you want to reduce the risk…

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Days out in Blackpool with Carer Discounts

Blackpool is one of the most popular seaside resorts in northwest England and is well-known for offering something for everyone. Whether you are heading for a family fun-filled weekend with a bucket and spade or want to experience everything that the nightlife has got to offer, you will not be disappointed with days out in Blackpool.  This eccentric and bustling town has quite the reputation for being just as popular with children as well as the adults, and the things…

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The Best Loyalty Cards UK To Save You Money

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Your quest for the best loyalty cards UK is finally over! Now more than ever, most of us are keen to save money where we can. With the rising cost of living, from our food shopping to our energy bills and the prices at the pumps, everything seems to cost more than it used to.  But what if we told you that it is possible to get more for your money without spending a penny extra?  Here is our guide…

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Trips to Edinburgh: Escape to the City

Edinburgh welcomes thousands of visitors every year from all over the world. Located in the southeast of Scotland, the country’s capital is hilly and compact, with a Georgian New Town and a medieval Old Town. With so many different attractions to offer, it is hardly surprising that all kinds of different tourists head off on trips to Edinburgh every year.  Of course, as a member of Health Service Discounts, we never want you to pay full price and want you…

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Manchester City Breaks: The Ultimate Guide

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When you think about how much the bustling city of Manchester has to offer, it is hardly surprising that it is often referred to as the capital of the North. As well as being home to two football powerhouses, the city also has multiple theatres, arenas and endless restaurants and bars. Whether you are looking for activities for Manchester city breaks that the whole family will enjoy or a shopping trip at the famous Arndale shopping centre, this guide is…

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Carers Week: 5 Things Every Carer Should Know

For Carers Week 2022, we have put together some tips and reminders of the support that is available for carers. From financial support to grabbing yourself some much-deserved discounts as a free member of Discount For Carers, it is important to remember that there is support out there for you.   If you are caring for a loved one then you will be all too familiar with how lonely and isolating it can be. From long working hours and sleepless nights,…

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Carers Week Caring Health & Well-Being

What is Carers Week 2022?

Make Caring Visible, Valued and Supported  Carers Week 2022 is an annual event that aims to spread awareness, love, and appreciation of you, the fantastic individuals who spend a large majority of their time looking after the well-being of others. In particular, Carers Week 2022 is keen to raise awareness for unpaid carers who are looking after and providing for loved ones. Many unpaid carers make the mistake of not identifying as carers and therefore miss out on information and…

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The Queen’s Jubilee 2022: 5 Ways You Can Celebrate

If you’ve had a look at your calendar recently then you may have noticed that we are being treated to an extra-long bank holiday weekend at the beginning of June. This gives us four days full of celebrations for The Queen’s Jubilee 2022 which celebrates 70 years of service. But with a four-day weekend on the horizon, you may be wondering how you can get involved and get in on the fun. From Royal afternoon teas with your friends to…

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