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May 13, 2022
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Mental Health Awareness Week: Loneliness And How To Cope

We’ve talked a lot this week about loneliness and it’s link to social media and the ‘new normal’ but loneliness can be caused by a whole variety of things. To round up this Mental Health Awareness Week, we thought we’d … Continue reading

May 12, 2022
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Buddy Up To Beat Loneliness: The Buddy Scheme at CAW

Loneliness and feelings of isolation have only become more prevalent in our everyday lives since the pandemic. This Mental Health Awareness Week we’re shining a spotlight on loneliness and how we can help combat these feelings and, in particular, what … Continue reading

May 11, 2022
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Social Media and Loneliness – The Rise and Fall of Our Wellbeing

Social media has become an intrinsic and for the most part unavoidable part of our society and has had an effect on everything from our livelihood to our mental health and wellbeing. As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re … Continue reading

May 10, 2022
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Mental Health Awareness Week: The ‘New Normal’ and Loneliness

The world has changed a lot in the past couple of years and it’s still changing even now. One of the biggest impacts of the pandemic and its lasting effects is without a doubt an increased sense of loneliness. This … Continue reading

May 9, 2022
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Mental Health Awareness Week virtual drop in sessions for students and staff

This year’s theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is loneliness, so we thought what better way to acknowledge this theme than by getting together virtually to find out how we can support you? To make sure we can provide as … Continue reading

Animal Apprenticeships

April 25, 2022
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15 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Animal Care Business

If you’re working in animal care and looking for more flexible working opportunities, you may have considered starting your own animal care business or becoming self-employed – whether that be as a dog walker, pet sitter, dog groomer or something … Continue reading