Unpaid carers may be interested in a free online programme - Learning for Living - which can help them evaluate their skills and re-enter work or review their current job.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you are shopping online for groceries, presents or making the most of Black Friday deals you could be generating funds for Carers in Hertfordshire too at no extra cost to you. It's simple, all you have to do is shop through www.easyfundraising.org.uk or their app and have registered us as the good cause to receive donations from the retailers.