Dolphin Restaurant, Poole Hospital

The story below is a great example of how Carers Support Services and the Carers Card work, submitted by Lizzie Adams, Carer Support Lead at Poole Hospital   Using the Dorset Carers Card  Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is happy to support the use of the Dorset...

Carers Discounts

The number of Carers Discounts available to Carers Card holders in Dorset is increasing.  The Carers Card scheme now offers discounts from 199 unique businesses!   Who will be the 200th – we regularly ask carers which types of businesses they would like to...
Carers Card 1 Year Old – 182 Discounts available!

Carers Card 1 Year Old – 182 Discounts available!

Carers Card is 1 year old this week!   At Carers Card we have talked to many generous, caring businesses who have offered a discount to carers across Dorset. There are 182 unique businesses now accepting the carers card.  All a carer has to do is show their Carers...

100 Carers Card Provider Milestone Reached

A milestone has been reached for the Carers Card – 100 unique Carers Card Providers have offered a discount to unpaid carers in Dorset! The www.mycarerscard.co.uk website which launched in June 2016 displays discounts that unpaid carers registered with their...

Talking to Carers – An Invitation

The Carers Card advertises discounts from a wide variety of businesses across Dorset and is reaching out to the unpaid carers that the scheme is representing – we would like to meet with unpaid carers to find out from them where they would like to use their card.   Do...

Professional Services added to Carers Card Listings

We have made some small changes to our Carers Card website, the variety of generous businesses who are signing up to the scheme is growing. There are now a total of 92 listings. To reflect this growth please see below the 10 categories which now include Professional...

Carers Card

We received this message from a Carer who has used her Carers Card at one of the providers on the clifftop at Boscombe.  We do hope that other carers are using their cards and enjoying outings like the one described below.  The Directory of where the card can be used...

Carers Card – Where Carers Can Use The Card

At WPS we have been hard at work talking to all types of businesses across the length and breadth of Dorset.  We are using our imaginations, what types of businesses would carers like to use their cards with? This week we have added entries to four of the seven...

Carers Card Launched

Carers Marianne Hoban and Henry Freemantle look forward to using their Carers Card across Dorset. The Carers Card Scheme has launched this week and carers across Dorset are receiving their cards in the post.  Henry likes to keep fit so he will be using his card for a...