In honour of carers during #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

On #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we would like to honour our inspiring carers who show resilience in abundance though they may never realise it. This year Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 14th to 20th May and is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. Nearly 69% of carers – older carers in particular – say that being a […]

Holding the hand of carers

In the market town of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire a special group of people gather every month to offer and provide one another support. The support comes in many forms – friendship, being listened to and being heard, the holding of a hand, the giving of advice, the sharing of a sad moment and the laughter […]

#LifesShort: Supporting Children’s Hospice Week

Did you know, there are 49,000 children in the UK alone living with a life-limiting illness?  From 21st to 27th May 2018 is Children’s Hospice Week. An important week in the caring calendar, and a week to help raise awareness and funds to help support the children in the UK living with life-limiting and terminal […]

Four After Umbrage supporters run in the Edinburgh Marathon

Like many small charities, fundraising is essential to sustain the great work of After Umbrage. We have opened our holiday cottage doors to carers for four years and to reflect this, we have four runners in The Edinburgh Marathon taking place on Sunday 27th May, 2018. Will Munro, Joanna Eastwood, Nicholas McVeigh-Crabbe and our founder, […]