Monica Lennon Supports Lanarkshire Carers at National Carers Week

Monica Lennon, the Scottish Labour and Co-op MSP for Central Scotland, attended Lanarkshire Carers’ Information Hub at Hamilton Racecourse as part of National Carers Week.

Lennon, a registered Carer Positive employer, attended alongside carers from across the region to hear about the different support carers can receive. There was also a range of relaxing activities such as tai-chi and free manicures offered to all carers attending the event.

Lanarkshire Carers provides resources for carers across Lanarkshire, including access advice, information and a whole range of direct support services that support carers in their caring role.

National Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlighting the challenges unpaid carers face and to recognise and celebrate the contribution they make to families and communities across the UK.

Monica Lennon MSP said:

“National Carers Week is such an important event for Lanarkshire’s carers, and I was thrilled to be able to attend their Information Hub in Hamilton.

“It was great to talk to carers, celebrate their caring roles and find out more about the different resources available to support them.

“I congratulate Lanarkshire Careers on running a successful week of events and activities for carers, and for all the good work they do in support of carers throughout the year.”

If you are a carer looking for support and advice, Lanarkshire Carers offers free virtual drop-in sessions that are secure and confidential.

To find out more about the virtual drop-in sessions as well as the rest of the support offered by Lanarkshire Carers, please go to www.lanarkshirecarers.org.uk

Monica Lennon MSP with Ailsa Tweedie, Carer Information Link Worker at Lanarkshire Carers