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NHS Blog release: Caring for the carer – What’s in it for Integrated Care Systems?
The NHS recently published a blog written by Janice Clark who has been an unpaid carer for over 50 years. In the blog, Janice writes about how she didn’t realise she was an unpaid carer until she talked to social care staff who helped her to understand that the care she was giving to her mum was above and beyond that of being a daughter...
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You are invited to our AGM! Wednesday 8th November 2023!
Carer Support Carlisle & Eden’s Annual General Meeting will be on Wednesday 8th November 2023 at 5pm at The Office, Mardale Road, Penrith, CA11 9EH or via Microsoft Teams where preferable...
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Carers Trust: How do we know we are making a difference??
Carers Trust is a national infrastructure charity for unpaid family carers. They operate, and support, a network of over 120 local carer services. And together with those local services, directly support over one million unpaid carers across Britain...
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Carers UK responds to Health Foundation’s adult social care funding analysis
This report demonstrates the scale of the investment needed in social care to provide a decent standard of living for disabled and older people and their families providing unpaid care.  It is deeply worrying that there remains no clarity about what funding will be available for social care beyond the start of 2025, and this must be a priority for policy makers and Government in advance of any general election...
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Carers UK Guide To Supporting Older Carers Who Are Digitally Excluded
Carers UK has published a best practice guide which provides recommendations for organisations on how they can best support older carers who may not be online or have access to internet, by helping them to use technology or providing opportunities to receive support in-person...
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Could you be our new Carer Support Worker in our Penrith office
Are you caring, friendly and a good listener? Do you enjoy meeting people? Do you want to make a difference? Join our small, supportive team helping to improve the lives of unpaid Carers in Carlisle & Eden...
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A consultation on changes to the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) - your views matter
As part of Government’s mission to support more people into work, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation on changes to the Work Capability Assessment, following the landmark Health and Disability White Paper published earlier this year...
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Carer Support West Cumbria are recruiting a CEO!!
They are seeking a dynamic, experienced leader with excellent people, operational and financial management skills to lead the everyday activities of the Carer Support West Cumbria team. As Chief Operating Officer, you will work closely with the Chair and the Board to manage financial, operational, people and business processes, to ensure the smooth running of this energetic and flexible organisation...
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Dementia Carers Count call for a long term Carers strategy
This month, an open letter was sent by Dementia Carers Count to Helen Whately, Minister for Social Care, calling on the Minister to immediately public a long-term carers’ strategy...
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Covid Vaccination for Carers
Persons aged 16 to 64 years who are Carers (as defined by the green book) will be eligible for a COVID vaccination this year. Cohort eligibility The Government has this week accepted final ...
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