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Enjoy a free music event in Hertford this August

A local musician and supporter of Carers in Hertfordshire has organised a mini music festival, K Fest, and invited us along to raise funds and awareness about the support we offer unpaid family and friend carers.

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Update regarding Nascot Lawn Respite Centre threatened closure

Hertfordshire County Council Councillors discussed the future of Nascot Lawn Respite Centre in Watford at the Full Council meeting on 18th July. Various decisions were made by the Council.

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Call for carers affected by someone's drug or alcohol use or recovery to take part in ground-breaking survey
If you have a relative or friend who is addicted or in recovery from alcohol or drugs use, there is still time to take part in a ground-breaking national survey.
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Carers campaign to save respite centre from closure
Carers and families of children with severe physical and learning disabilities are campaigning to save a respite centre from closure and Carers in Hertfordshire is supporting them in having a voice and providing advice.
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It's Volunteers' Week - thank you to all our wonderful volunteers
Every year around 200 volunteers generously give their time to help Carers in Hertfordshire ensure Hertfordshire’s hidden carers are identified and have the support and information they need. As it is Volunteers' Week we thought it a perfect time to say "thank you".
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Nurse has her commitment to carers recognised with national award

A nurse who has implemented strategies to help carers visiting patients in some Hertfordshire hospitals has been named the Commitment to Carers award winner at the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017.

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Golfers pitch in to support carers
We’re delighted that Phil Popham, Seniors Captain of The Broxbourne Golf Club has chosen us as his Charity of the Year for 2017. This follows on from last year’s Charity of the Year partnership with the Seniors Section of the Club thanks to the 2016 Captain Danny Deveney opting to support Carers in Hertfordshire.
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Some of the Community Navigator team celebrate winning the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Award

The effective partnership working of the Community Navigator Scheme that we are involved with, has been recognised with a Hertfordshire High Sheriff Award.

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Young Carers speak out about their needs at conference

Ninety Young Carers welcomed the chance to have fun doing crafts and trampolining and speak to health, education and social care professionals about caring and their needs at our Young Carers Conference.

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New Hertfordshire Dementia Service aimed at supporting more people
Hertfordshire County Council is funding a new service to extend the support available to people of all ages in Hertfordshire living with dementia or memory loss and their carers or families. Carers in Hertfordshire is part of the new service.
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