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Keep your promise Boris!!
27-Jul-21
Please follow this link, join the campain and send a letter to Boris about the broken health and social care system, which he promised to fix....  https://action.carersuk.org/page/85576/action/1?utm_s...
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Updated care home visiting guidance released
26-Jul-21
The Department for Health and Social Care has updated its guidance regarding care home visitation, which will apply in England from 19 July onwards. This new guidance sets out key information, including: every care home resident can have ‘named visitors’ who will be able to enter the care home for regular visits....
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How can you as an older or disabled adult or an unpaid carer challenge local council decisions about social care and support in England?
20-Jul-21
Local councils make a number of decisions that affect people’s access to social care and support. This includes whether they are entitled to care or support and, if so, how much and what kind of care or support they can access....
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Have your say on a proposed change in how healthcare services are accessed overnight at Penrith Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC)
16-Jul-21
To complete survey, please click on link:  https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=slTDN7CF9UeyIge0jXdO40--xpaXF41Kod8zFAWEQChURUg5NDU5OUtERFc2MkQxRk9VOFBEV0wzMi4u ...
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Health and Care Bill 2021 - Carers UK campaign to safeguard and improve carers’ rights
15-Jul-21
Carers UK is campaigning to both safeguard and improve carers’ rights within the NHS as part of the Health and Care Bill. Having left carers out of the Health and Care White Paper, Carers UK successfully encouraged Government to include carers in the new structures the Bill creates, but there are also areas where we need to take action....
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Invitation to participate in a study for dementia carers
16-Jun-21
Are you an unpaid carer for someone living with dementia in the North West in unassisted care? Would you like to participate in a research study exploring use and experiences of dementia support services during the COVID 19 pandemic? Please see details in attached poster and let them know your experiences....
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Could something positive come from Covid?
14-Jun-21
See: https://on.ft.com/3pPCcAs ...
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Cumbrian leading the way in better connecting Carers
24-May-21
A CUMBRIAN organisation is expanding a revolutionary way of supporting people who care for their loved ones. Carer Support South Lakes launched Carer-Connect in October 2020 with Lottery funding to develop new ways of helping Carers access support and information....
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Support our Carers Week 2021 breaks campaign!
17-May-21
Ahead of Carers Week 2021; 7th - 11th June, Carers UK are launching a new campaign to highlight the urgent need for carers to be better supported to take breaks from their caring responsibilities. Millions of carers have gone to extraordinary lengths over the past year to look after and support those they care for, with many caring around the clock without any meaningful breaks....
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Carers organisation support online health and wellbeing Mela
16-May-21
EDEN Carers, who provide support and advice for unpaid Carers have joined forces with the Rotary Club of Brampton & Longtown and North Cumbria Health & Care to take part in a virtual health and wellbeing event....
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