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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

30/06/2015
Published in News & Media
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Jogging club gets on its marks to support young carers

Ware Joggers has chosen Carers in Hertfordshire as its Charity of the Year and particularly wants to support young carers.
We’re delighted that a new partnership with Ware Joggers club will help us stride forward in raising awareness and funds.

17/06/2015
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Members of the Carers Camera Club, have their photography skills exhibited.

A group of unpaid carers who enjoy photography are giving a close-up of their creativity and caring roles through their first exhibition.

Seven carers, who participate in our Carers Camera Club, have over 40 of their pictures on display in a photography exhibition at Courtyard Arts in Hertford, that is on until June 27th.

21/05/2015
Published in News & Media
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Congratulations to the dedicated volunteers who run our Bereavement Group for reaching the finals of The Comet Community Awards. Also to a Wendy Darnell a GP Carer Champion we work with for winning the Care Worker of the Year category.

The group of 14 volunteers provide bereavement support for carers who have lost the person they cared for, and their hard work and commitment to helping others was recognised in the Valiant Volunteer category of the newspaper's awards.

30/09/2014
Published in News & Media
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Do you live in West Herts and not know where to turn in asking for help and advice? Perhaps you or someone you know feels anxious or vulnerable and needs someone to help on your or their behalf?

29/09/2014
Published in News & Media
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Unpaid carers in Hertfordshire will not be means-tested for the support services they receive following a decision by Hertfordshire County Council.

18/07/2014
Published in News & Media
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Older female carer with husband in wheelchairThe Care Act is the biggest change in social care legislation in England since the formation of the NHS nearly 70 years ago, with wide-reaching implications for carers and carers’ services. The majority of the Care Act will come into force in April 2015, with the remainder in April 2016. So what do you as a carer stand to gain from this new law?
19/02/2014
Published in News & Media
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If you missed our great launch event for the Carers in Hertfordshire Passport, here's a video taken at the launch of the event, for you to enjoy.

05/07/2012
Published in Carers Week
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60 carers each created a jigsaw of their life as a carer, noting all the different roles they play from counsellor to toe nail clipper!

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