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Parent carers – give your views

18 September 2023

If your are a parent carer Carers Trust have a number of opportunities for you to share your experiences to help understanding of the role of parent carers. (And remember you are also invited to give your views through our Carers speak out page). Barriers to employment for parent carers Carers Trust is working with […]

Carer voice and involvement

Carer Council – your latest update

5 September 2023

At Caring Together we have a Carer Council for the voices of carers to be heard throughout the work of Caring Together, and elsewhere. We want to update you on what was covered at the Council’s most recent meeting. We are also looking for more unpaid carers to be involved in our council which meets […]

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Local young carers urgently need your support

1 September 2023

We are urgently appealing for support to help children who help look after a parent, brother or sister who is ill or disabled as the service we provide in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough now faces closure. As children go back to school in the next few days, some will be facing pressures and stresses that many […]

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Burwell GP surgery receives Carer Friendly Tick Award

30 August 2023

Burwell Surgery in Cambridgeshire has been awarded Caring Together’s Carer Friendly Tick Award – Health, in recognition of their work to identify and support carers. Amy Clark, patient services lead at Burwell Surgery said applying for the Carer Friendly Tick Award was a great way to show their support for unpaid carers in the community. […]

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Help shape local homecare services

9 August 2023

The SUN Network are working with Cambridgeshire County Council on the retender of local homecare provision. Co-producing is when a partnership of people, some who have Lived Experience or are Carers, working equally with the people who fund and run the services that we all use. It is a useful and relevant experience using everyone’s skills […]

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Are you caring for someone with a learning disability?

7 August 2023

Did you know constipation can be a life–threatening issue for people with a learning disability who are at heightened risk from complications if it is left untreated? In fact, 23% of people with a learning disability who died in 2019 had constipation as a long-term condition. People with a learning disability may also be less likely […]


Looking after someone during summer

12 July 2023

Each time of year can mean you face different situations when you are looking after someone – and summer is no exception. However, there are ways you can be prepared and know how to make the most of the opportunities available to you and the person you care for. Here we cover some advice for you and […]

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Give your views to shape health and care services in Norfolk

10 July 2023

Norfolk and Waveney ICS have been asking for people’s views on what you think they should focus on, to improve health and care services more generally across Norfolk and Waveney. Part of feedback so far has been focussed on community services, such as community mental health services, health visiting services, and support for people who […]

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Fundraising to celebrate 30 years of caring

4 July 2023

Kerry Giles-Brown from Littleport provides homecare for people through her work as a care professional with Caring Together Charity. And to mark three decades of helping other people in this way she held the Time for Tea in ’23 fundraiser at the Littleport Ex-Servicemen’s Club. The event was attended by 80 people including many who […]

Carers Speak Out

Carers speak out – you can help unpaid carers have their voice heard

3 July 2023

We at Caring Together Charity believe no unpaid care should be in crisis, isolated or struggling alone. As well as providing support for unpaid carers, we raise awareness of the role of unpaid carers, and the support that unpaid carers need. It is essential these needs and the situations unpaid carers face are understood – […]