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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

09/12/2019
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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.
08/11/2019
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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.
01/11/2019
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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.

02/06/2019
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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.

06/02/2019
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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.
29/11/2018
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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.
04/09/2018
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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.

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.
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