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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

04/09/2018
Published in News & Media
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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.

12/07/2018
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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.
20/06/2018
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New app brings information and support to young carers’ fingertips

Children and young carers are to benefit from a new app that gives them information to help them in their caring role such as contacts for support and how to keep well. The Young Carers in Hertfordshire App is available for android devices via Google Play and a version for Apple devices is to be developed.

01/05/2018
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Holiday guide for carers

There are so many things to think about when booking a holiday - where to go, is the accommodation and venue suitable to meet your needs and requirements, travel arrangements, cost and more. We have put together a small guide with tips to help you plan a carer-friendly break.

11/03/2018
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Carers in Hertfordshire Admiral Nurse event 2018
Our new Admiral Nurse team is already providing much needed support to people caring for a relative or friend with dementia.
09/02/2018
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Our Crossroads Care Service staff celebrate 'good' CQC rating
We are celebrating after the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated its Crossroads Care Service as ‘good’ – the highest rating it could receive for a first inspection.
26/01/2018
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Update regarding Hertfordshire County Council's plans to increase charges for community adult social care
If you are against Hertfordshire County Council’s plans to increase charges for some community-based adult care services you can sign a petition calling for the proposals to be rejected.
20/11/2017
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Disappointment over Clinical Commissioning Group's decision to withdraw funding from respite facility
Families that use Nascot Lawn Respite Centre in Watford have been told that Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be withdrawing funding for the facility.
20/10/2017
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Golfers drive up donations to support unpaid carers
Golfers from Broxbourne Seniors, a section that play at Cheshunt Park Golf Centre were in full swing at their Captain’s Golf Day and kindly donated £375 raised from the event.
17/10/2017
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Theatre-goers cue up generous donation

Generous theatre-goers that attended a comedy play based on the Carry On series which came to Bishop’s Stortford have helped over £600 to support our work with unpaid family and  friend carers.

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