Shopping and Errands

Care can start as informally as someone popping in for a cup of tea and a chat – there is no task too small.  This is called companionship care, and typically involves a social visit, help with shopping, and sometimes cooking and light cleaning. Example of daily care visits to the home Khalid is 78 and is managing well at …

Post and Bills

Care can start as informally as someone popping in for a cup of tea and a chat – there is no task too small.  This is called companionship care, and typically involves a social visit, help with shopping, and sometimes cooking and light cleaning. Example of daily care visits to the home Khalid is 78 and is managing well at …

Helping with Medication

Care can start as informally as someone popping in for a cup of tea and a chat – there is no task too small.  This is called companionship care, and typically involves a social visit, help with shopping, and sometimes cooking and light cleaning. Example of daily care visits to the home Khalid is 78 and is managing well at …

Dressing and Undressing

Care can start as informally as someone popping in for a cup of tea and a chat – there is no task too small.  This is called companionship care, and typically involves a social visit, help with shopping, and sometimes cooking and light cleaning. Example of daily care visits to the home Khalid is 78 and is managing well at …

Bathing and Personal Care

Care can start as informally as someone popping in for a cup of tea and a chat – there is no task too small.  This is called companionship care, and typically involves a social visit, help with shopping, and sometimes cooking and light cleaning. Example of daily care visits to the home Khalid is 78 and is managing well at …

Cooking and Cleaning

Care can start as informally as someone popping in for a cup of tea and a chat – there is no task too small.  This is called companionship care, and typically involves a social visit, help with shopping, and sometimes cooking and light cleaning. Example of daily care visits to the home Khalid is 78 and is managing well at …

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Middlesbrough – a recognised dementia friendly town – is hosting a week of events to further enhance understanding of the condition. The national Dementia Awareness Week is taking place from Sunday, May 14 to Saturday, May 20, with around a dozen events taking place in Middlesbrough, including a dementia friendly cinema screening, trip to Beamish, singing and dancing events and …

Make this week the time to talk.

The Anti-Stigma group is a volunteering opportunity we offer here at Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind and the members meet often to discuss ideas on how we can raise awareness and campaign for mental health difficulties. Each member has an understanding in mental health whether they have direct experience, a user of services, through personal self-management or as a carer. Their …

How volunteering helped Lee with his anxiety!

Volunteers are a huge part of our charity and we want to make this week the opportunity to thank them all for their hard work and dedication. Today we spoke to Lee our Admin support volunteer, to ask what volunteering means to him. Aside from volunteering at Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind, Lee regularly attends the park run and feels running …

Carers Week

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families in the community. Taking place Monday 12th – 18th June, we want to focus on supporting carers to look after their loved ones well, while recognising the needs of their own. This week we want to …