Shropshire Council

Carers Right's Day 2023 Bridgnorth

Event details

  • Price: Free
  • Venue: Bridgnorth Library

Recognising and supporting carers in the community.

Come and join us at this FREE event. Refreshments included.

Listen to talks about:

  • 'Social care funding and how to ensure your personal monies are best utilised and safeguarded' by Matt Hignett (FPFS)(Beaumont Wealth)
  • 'How may a Carers Assessment help you?' by Margarete Davies (Shropshire Council)

The event is being hosted to celebrate national Carers Right’s Day 2023.

You can also join by live stream from home (please book this in advance).

To book your place and for more details about this event, please email or call 01743 341995. Our Carer Support Practitioners are always willing to help.


10am - Tea/coffee on arrival.

10:30am - Welcome and housekeeping. Introduction to the event by Shropshire High Sheriff.

10:50am - 'Social care funding and how to ensure your personal monies are best utilised' talk by Matt Hignett (FPFS) (Beaumont Wealth). Followed by questions and answers (individual cases cannot be discussed at the event).

11:30am - Refreshment break.

11:45am - 'Your right to a carers assessment including what to expect, what the potential benefits are and how it is carried out' talk by Margarete Davies (Shropshire Council). Followed by questions and answers (individual cases cannot be discussed at the event).

12:30pm - Close and final tea/coffee. Carer Support Team available until 1:30pm.

Useful links and information

Shropshire Carer Support team – friendly support practitioners who can provide information, personalised for you. Just contact our support line to find out how we can help. Call 01743 341995 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm or email

Shropshire Carer Register - by signing up you can keep up to date with what’s going on, both locally and nationally. The Carer Register is a means of sharing important information with you quickly. When you join the register, you will receive a carer ID/emergency card, emergency plan template and, if you wish, a free five-part email course delivered by Mobilise online support for carers. Carers can de-register at any time by notifying Shropshire Carers. Read more about the register and how to join here or contact the Shropshire Carer Support Team via the above phone number or email.

Mobilise Shropshire - online support for carers which offers information, tools to check eligibility for carers allowance and blue badges, weekly emails on key local and national updates, facilitated Facebook, where carers can support each other, email course, 1:1 support call, coaching programme, website live chat and virtual cuppas.

Shropshire Choices - has a range of information on all aspects of health and social care plus a link to the Community Directory.

Find a Solicitor - the official database of195,650 legal professionals.

Solicitors for the Elderly - find a solicitor near you.


Bridgnorth Library

Listley Street, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4AW

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