Angie Co-Chairs our June Learning Disabilities Partnership Board Meeting

Angie Allen was the Co-Chair at our most recent Learning Disabilities Partnership Board Meeting. We were also joined by the new Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen... Read more

Child Safety Week 2024

Child Safety Week is an annual community education campaign, acting as a catalyst for thousands of safety conversations and activities UK-wide. At Care Network, we work with many local families to ensure that parents and children have happy, safe and healthy lives... Read more

Volunteers Week 2024

It's Volunteers' Week! We're celebrating & highlighting the amazing contributions of our wonderful volunteers here in Blackburn with Darwen. Read more about this important awareness week & see how you can get involved with volunteering at Care Network... Read more

Care Network at Buckingham Palace

Some rather royal news. Our colleagues Sue & Michelle attended the 2024 Royal Garden Party in London, representing Care Network! Take a look at what they got up to for the special occasion & how wonderful they both looked in their beautiful outfits... Read more

Dementia Friends with Resolve

Our Resolve members have been very busy here at Care Network through the spring. With this year's Dementia Action Week now if full swing, we've taken a closer look at some of the dementia awareness and support activities and learning they have been up to... Read more

April Hear Us Heroes

Updates from our April Hear Us Heroes meeting here in Blackburn, with guest speaker Shakil Salam and a special musical performance exclusively for our group! See what we got up to and learn more about this welcoming group, working together to create change in our local area... Read more

In Focus: Mental Health | Meaningful May at Care Network

With mental health awareness & campaigns taking place throughout May, we decided to take a closer look at mental wellbeing in our daily lives this month. From local support & events to insightful videos & resources for all, take a look at our selection of tips, ideas & guidance for 'Meaningful May'... Read more

Excellent Feedback from a recent Guest Speaker

We recently welcomed Karen Livesey, Director and Trainer with No Whispers Community Interest Company, as a guest speaker at one of our Learning Disability Partnership Board Meetings. Here's what Karen had to say about her experience of the meeting... Read more

Active April at Care Network

Get moving, have fun, stay active & live your best life in Blackburn with Darwen this April! We have pulled together a collection of tips, ideas, local resources & walks to help boost your mood & improve your health. Add a little hop, skip & jump to your Spring with Care Network... Read more

Happy Easter from Care Network

We'd like to extend happy and healthy Easter wishes to everyone in our local community, from all of us here at Care Network. Take a look at what's on in the area this Easter and find details on our 'Out Of Hours Help' over the bank holiday weekend... Read more

Volunteer Sarah Co-Chairs our Learning Disabilities Partnership Board Meeting

Our lovely Care Network customer & volunteer Sarah had her first attempt at Co-Chairing our last Learning Disabilities Partnership Board Meeting in February! Read more to see how she got on... Read more

Mindful March at Care Network

Spring is now in sight & we're looking forward to longer days, a little dose of sunshine & of course, a few tasty Easter treats! This month we are continuing to focus on simple ways to boost your mood & wellbeing in BwD, with free resources from Action for Happiness. Read on to find out more... Read more

Newground Returns to Care Network Hub

Newground work across Blackburn supporting people in our local community. They are returning to Care Network Hub this month, with a weekly employment support service offering advice on how to get you into (or back into) work. Find out more... Read more

Celebrating Over 6 Months of Hear Us Heroes

This fantastic group has now been running since June 2023 and everyone involved has had a wonderful time. To highlight the successes and importance of the group, we've decided to look back over the last 6 months or so of Hear Us Heroes... Read more

A New Look For Healthy Homes

New Look... Same Reliable Service. Find out about our updated branding for Healthy Homes here at Care Network - working to provide residents in BwD with expert knowledge, advice & support to help achieve a warm, hazard-free, energy efficient home. Read more

Our Co-Production Efforts in 2023

A detailed look at the key outcomes and strengths from our co-production efforts last year as part of the 'Education through Engagement' progamme, and the sucess of the Champions involved in the project... Read more

Cadent Foundation Funding

Exciting news for Care Network following new funding from the Cadent Foundation. Read on to find out more on how this funding will help to support our Healthy Homes service here at Care Network... Read more

Care Network Wins Local Building Society Grant

We were invited to take part in Skipton Building Society's Community Giving Scheme this year, in which 3 local charities or not-for-profit community groups who make a difference in their area are chosen to receive a cash donation. We were chosen as one of the local causes by the lovely team at the Blackburn Branch... Read more

World Alzheimer's Day

Globally, dementia is one of the biggest challenges we face, with nearly 50 million people living with dementia worldwide. To tackle this international challenge, we need to work together and share best practice with one another. Find out more about support you can access, nationally and here at Care Network... Read more