Week of events puts the focus on carers | East Kilbride News

 The week, which runs nationally from June 13 to 19, will feature events and information stalls to raise awareness about the time and effort carers dedicate to look after those who are unable to care for themselves.

Elaine Harrow, coordinator for carers at Hairmyres Hospital, said: “Carers play a huge role in providing care, dedicating much of their time to help look after someone who would otherwise be unable to care for themselves.

“However, many carers don’t see themselves as carers even though the work they do can have a detrimental affect on their own health.

Week of events puts the focus on carers | East Kilbride News | STV Local

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