Latest Carers in Hertfordshire News

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We're supporting Dementia Action Week 2022
It’s Dementia Action Week (16th – 22nd May 2022) an opportunity to put the spotlight on dementia and the support available for people experiencing memory loss and their family carers. We want to remind people providing unpaid care to someone close to them with dementia that we are there for you and can provide information and advice and connect you to any help you need.
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Carers Week 2022 – Making carers and caring visible, valued and supported

This Carers Week (6th – 12th June 2022) charity Carers in Hertfordshire is encouraging people who provide unpaid care to a relative, partner, or friend who is ill, disabled, elderly, or misuses drugs or alcohol, to be identified and connect with organisations, like them, which can provide information and support.

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Open book and coffee

We are planning to launch a Carers’ Reading Group and are holding an event for carers to learn more about the different ways groups can be run and be involved in shaping our one.

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Ensuring young people with caring responsibilities are supported this Young Carers Action Day and beyond
This Young Carers Action Day (Wednesday 16th March 2022) we are continuing our work making sure children and young adult carers aged up to 25 get the support and access to services they need to live full and varied lives alongside their caring roles.
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Unpaid carers now have free access to digital resources to help them with caring
Unpaid carers in Hertfordshire and England can now get free access to an online platform of information and support.
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Simon Lythgoe with his London Marathon medal 2021

TV Producer Simon Lythgoe, whose career credits include American Idol and Gladiators in several countries, became our first charity place London Marathon runner on Sunday 3rd October 2021 and hailed the event incredible but tough. He has raised close to £5,000 towards our work identifying and supporting unpaid family and friend carers.

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Young carers mascot Cleveland the Cat joins young carers for weeks of fun over the Summer holidays
Young carers throughout Hertfordshire have been enjoying a range of activities including bowls, skiing, crafts and sports, over the school summer holidays.
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Council reveals three-year strategy to support Hertfordshire adults who receive a Direct Payment or Individual Service Fund
Hertfordshire County Council sets out three-year vision to support adults in the county who receive or are considering receiving a Direct Payment or Individual Service Fund.
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Carers Week logo

This Carers Week (7th-13th June 2021) we helped to make carers and caring visible and valued – the theme of the week. We reached out to carers to provide information to help them in their caring role and had opportunities for carers to socialise and have time to themselves.

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It’s Volunteers' Week and we’re sending thanks to our wonderful volunteers for all you do

It's Volunteers' Week (1st -7th June 2021) and we want to thank all our wonderful volunteers for their hard work and dedication in helping us with provide information and support to unpaid family and friend carers when they need it, particularly during the last year through the coronavirus pandemic. We'd also welcome more people to volunteer with us, so if you are interested please get in touch with our Volunteer Service.

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