Please be aware that due to COVID-19 most of our carers’ groups and events are taking place online rather than face to face. You can still call us on 01992 58 69 69 (9am - 5.30pm Mon - Thurs & 9am - 4.30pm Fri).
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Latest Carers in Hertfordshire News

If you have a story or press enquiry please contact Clare Campbell on 01992 58 69 69 or email

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Responding to unpaid carers’ questions around Direct Payments, Personal Assistants, and the coronavirus

Hertfordshire County Council has shared some answers to frequently asked questions on Direct Payments.

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Herts resident seeks support for her petition to get more wheelchair accessible homes

A Hertfordshire carer is urging people to sign her petition calling to the Government to require builders and developers to include a quota of wheelchair accessible homes in their developments.

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A £500 donation from the Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund has been helping us connect with unpaid carers, particularly those over 70 or vulnerable, over phone and video during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Carers Week Q&A Sessions with Adult Care Services

We have now made resources from our Carers Week sessions with Adult Care Services available online.

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How we're responding to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions
As society emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, community venues allowed to re-open, and the rules around social gatherings and social distancing are being relaxed we wanted update you about our face to face activities such as support groups and workshops.
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We're backing Carers UK in their campaign for a better financial deal for unpaid carers

We have joined the 91 other organisations that have sent a joint letter to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, The Rt Hon Therese Coffey MP, and Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, to call on the Government to raise Carer’s Allowance. This is part of Carer’s UK’s #FairerForCarers campaign.

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Government issues exemption guidance for face coverings on public transport
Although most people are now required to wear face coverings on public transport, not everyone has to – including those with learning disabilities, autism or those who communicate by lip reading.
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Reflecting on Carers Week 2020
During Carers Week (8th – 14th June 2020) we helped in Making Caring Visible – the theme of the week – by connecting unpaid carers to representatives from health and social care services in Hertfordshire so they could express their concerns and have their queries answered. We also held activities online to give them a break from caring or chat with other carers and shared information to assist them in their caring role.
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Be mindful of scammers sign
Hertfordshire Constabulary is warning residents to be aware that scammers are posing as NHS Test and Trace contact workers.
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Putting the spotlight on safeguarding this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
It’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), Monday 15th June 2020, and a chance to raise awareness about spotting the signs of abuse and how people can report it in confidence, in Hertfordshire or elsewhere.
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