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You Can Access Cumbria's Libraries
Cumbria’s libraries are currently closed for browsing and general access. However, they continue to facilitate digital access for those with essential needs which include job applications, benefit applications, accessing public services, financial information, online banking, for educational purposes, to keep in touch with family members or to support mental health....
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Grab a cuppa and have a read of our Spring 2021 Adult Carers newsletter.
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PAID Carers - how to register for Covid vaccination
Dear Colleagues, If you are asked about access to vaccine by someone who is a Personal Assistant / Personal Care Worker in Cumbria (ie: someone employed by an individual to provide care rather than someone employed by an organisation) we now have a website (with thanks to DaCE) that you can direct them to so that they can register to be called, in due course, for a Coronavirus vaccination....
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How Healthy is your brain??
Alzheimer’s Research UK launches Think Brain Health, is a new awareness campaign to empower people to keep their brains healthy throughout life and ultimately, help reduce their risk of dementia. The digital campaign is backed by the latest research and focuses on three rules for brain health – looking after heart health, stayin g sharp and keeping connected....
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Charities across Cumbria welcome inclusion of unpaid carers on vaccination priority list.
Carer charities across Cumbria have welcomed the inclusion of unpaid carers in the publication of new COVID vaccination advice issued on 31 December, from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI)....
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Free Dignity in Dementia Zoom Course (4x1 hour sessions) for unpaid Carers
Starting Tuesday 2nd February 7-8pm. Then the following 3 Tuesdays same time.   To book a place or for more information email:  [email protected] or ring:  07771 68237 ...
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Unpaid carers save UK state £530 million every day of the pandemic
Care provided by families valued at £135 billion over course of the pandemic so far Carers UK calls on Government to recognise contribution of millions of carers and protect their health and wellbeing With every day of the COVID-19 pandemic that passes, unpaid carers are saving the UK state £530 million in the care they provide, new research by charity Carers UK shows....
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Carers Connect is coming!!
With money from Cumbria Community Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund, Carer Support Cumbria is connecting Carers together throughout Cumbria, with a platform developed by Carer Support South Lakes.  Carer-Connect is a unique on-line platform where Carers can join together regardless of geographical distance, to share their common experiences and provide each other with understanding, encouragement and advice....
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County council voices support for unpaid carers in Cumbria on Carers Rights Day 2020
Cumbria County Council and Carers Support Cumbria are voicing their support for unpaid carers across the county ahead of tomorrow’s national Carers Rights Day (Thursday 26 November). The annual Carers Rights Day aims to ensure that carers are aware of their rights; to let carers know where to get help and support; and to raise awareness of the needs of carers....
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Hot off the press - Eden Carers Weekly!!
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