H&F's hard-working carers praised by Mayor
Hard-working carers from Hammersmith & Fulham were rewarded for their invaluable work with a special tea party at Hammersmith Town Hall last week.
Thirty carers, and those they care for, attended the Mayor’s Carers Tea Party hosted by H&F Mayor Cllr Mercy Umeh, Council Leader, Cllr Stephen Cowan and Cllr Vivienne Lukey, H&F Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care.
After a thank-you tea, the Mayor thanked those present for the fantastic work they do caring for their families and loved ones.
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“The importance of the work that carers do in our borough cannot be understated and deserves to be celebrated and supported,” said Cllr Lukey.
“Our thanks are immeasurable, so I hope this gesture goes some way to letting them know their work is appreciated and a massive contribution to the overall well-being of H&F.”
Also attending the event were representatives from seven local organisations; Carer’s Network, Parents Active, Alzheimer’s Society, Open Age, Open Minds, HF Mind and Age UK H&F.
There are approximately 1,000 carers who work in H&F annually.
Their hard work was officially recognised and celebrated with events across H&F as part of National Carer’s Week from 6-10 June, including a river cruise, visit to Chiswick House and guided tour of the Houses of Parliament.