Latest Carers in Hertfordshire News

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Views sought about adult autism services in Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire County Council and NHS organisations in Hertfordshire would like to hear from adults on the waiting list for an autism assessment, adults already diagnosed with autism and their family carers as part of a review into the autism assessment pathway and support available following diagnosis in Hertfordshire.
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Carers reminded about Hotpoint and Indesit washing machine recall

As you may be aware, the Hotpoint Privilege Purchase Club, supports our Carers’ Passport Discount Card service, and offers savings on household appliances such as washing machines. We would like to remind carers who may have brought a Hotpoint or Indesit washing machine to check if they are affected by a product recall due to fire safety concerns.

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Disabled man with relative
Hertfordshire County Council wants to hear from adults with disabilities and their family carers that access the county’s short breaks (respite) care services about its amended proposals to change services to save money and address under-use of beds.
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Use your Co-op membership to support Carers in Hertfordshire
When you shop at Co-op food stores we could be receiving free donations to use for our work providing information and support to unpaid carers.
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Tips to stay safe from scams and fraud

Fraud is now one of the most common crimes in the UK with a total of £1.2 billion stolen by criminals last year. Hertfordshire Police has given us some key tips to share with carers and the vulnerable people they support to help them be vigilant and protect their personal and financial information and money.

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Hertford Mayor Cllr Rosemary Bolton with our Carers Development and Learning Manager Jo Willis

We’re delighted that the Mayor of Hertford for 2019/2020 Cllr Rosemary Bolton has chosen Carers in Hertfordshire as one of the charities she is supporting whilst Mayor.

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Do you want to make a difference to unpaid family and friend carers? If you do then you may be able to help us by volunteering as a Trustee.
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HSJ Award 2018: System Led Support for Carers
A partnership approach to identifying and supporting the army of unpaid carers in Hertfordshire and west Essex has scooped a prestigious national award.
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Invite to back Carers UK campaign calling for Government to raise Carer's Allowance

Carers in Scotland that receive Carer’s Allowance are to get a boost as the benefit is being increased in line with Jobseeker’s Allowance – equivalent to an extra £8.50 a week. Now, Carers UK is calling for the Government to raise Carer’s Allowance in the rest of the UK to match changes in Scotland.

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Golfers swing into action to support unpaid carers
A Charity Golf Day organised by Chesfield Downs Golf and Country Club Seniors Section Captain proved a hit and generous golfers raised around £2,700 towards our work identifying and supporting unpaid carers.
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