Backcare back awareness week

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The charity, Backcare, launches its awareness week on 7th-11th October.  This year the charity turns its attention to the ‘forgotten army’ of helpers and carers who often have to lift/move the person they care for repetitively, and often in far from ideal postures.  For many of these actions, had been in a work environment they would exceed current health and safety lifting guidelines.

There are currently around 6.5 million carers in the UK with the figure set to rise to 9 ...

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