Families First Blaenau Gwent

My name is Maria Perkins, and I am a Community Engagement Support Worker for Families First in Blaenau Gwent.
I pledge to work hard to ensure young carers are identified and are offered the support they deserve and are recognised for the valuable contributions they make to their loved ones and our communities.

Commitments

We commit to creating carer friendly communities: where unpaid carers are recognised, supported and given the information that matters to them. – We will have a positive, meaningful and long lasting impact on our communities. – We will connect with and strengthen ...
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Help all carers identify themselves to us, value them and support them in their caring role.
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We commit to support the young carers at our school and support the families and staff that are in a carers role.
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I commit to helping carers believe in themselves and to support them in any way I can. Referring them on to relevant services to help them get the best support
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I am constantly surprised by the incredible work of unpaid carers, and the humility they display about their work. I firmly believe in Carer Friendly and would encourage everyone to support this brilliant initiative.
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We recognise that caring is an important issue that affects our staff and children and that carers play a vital role within our communities. We commit to ensuring that all staff and volunteers are aware of carers, the issues they ...
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I will support my mother who is an unpaid carer for my Dad and raise awareness of carers, their right and support available whenever possible. I will also learn more about the challenges our carers face so I am more ...
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We recognise that caring is an important issue that affects our staff, clients and their family members. We also recognise that carers play a vital role within our communities. We commit to ensuring that all staff and clients’ families are ...
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ABUHB School Nursing and Looked After Children`s Services are committed to identifying and supporting young carers in schools and community settings. We will ensure all our staff are trained to understand the challenges young carers face. We will have ...
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I commit to highlighting carers, the vital roles that they undertake and ways in which they can be supported throughout our communities. Listening to carers from all areas of our communities to ensure that their voices are heard, their needs ...
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