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Are you caring for someone with a learning disability?

30 January 2023

If you are caring for someone with a learning disability, you are being asked to give your views to help the health needs of people with a learning disability who live in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough be better understood. This survey is part of engagement work being done by Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council […]

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Thank you for your amazing support!

10 January 2023

We are hugely appreciative of the support many of you have shown for carers by your fundraising in the run up to Christmas. The money you have raised and donated helps us do more to provide essential support and activities for people who look after a family member or friend. Here’s how you have been […]

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Do you need help with a hospital discharge?

9 January 2023

If you have a loved one in hospital, the planning for what happens when they leave hospital is very important. You may have already been caring for the person before they were taken into hospital, your responsibilities may be likely to increase when they return home, or you may have become a carer for the […]

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Cambridgeshire parent carer survey 2023

6 January 2023

Caring Together, Family Voice Peterborough, Pinpoint Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council are working with other partners to look to improve the support that is available to parent carers across the county. To help with this work, they are keen to hear from parent carers about the issues they are currently facing as […]

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Sharing the impact of our work

8 December 2022

Our charity annual report detailing our work and its impact in the year 2021-22 has been published. The report has shown how we worked to support carers, including in the face of the devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic which continued to hit carers hard. This, together with the cost-of-living crisis, have pushed many carers […]

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Caring for someone during the Christmas season

30 November 2022

The Christmas season can be a time when many of us are able to have a break and enjoy ourselves. But if you are looking after someone, it means that you may have quite a different experience – you may have more family and friends around to offer some support, but you and the person […]

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What is your caring Christmas story?

30 November 2022

Christmas can be a very special time of year, for many of us it can also bring practical and emotional challenges. All of these things can be particularly true for carers. Having someone you look after means Christmas can look very different, you have different considerations as you try to plan what it looks like […]

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Being Heard, Young Carers Voices

10 November 2022

Caring Together are proud to be a member of Young Carers National Voice (YCNV) a national network of over 20 organisations all working to support young carers to have their voices heard. Ahead of Carers Rights Day, we worked with other members of Young Carers National Voice to highlight some of what has been achieved […]

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Have the support you need this winter

28 October 2022

Winter months can bring specific challenges for people looking after a family member or friend, and for the person they care for. For carers we know this winter is likely to have added challenges due to the cost of living crisis, and the continued impact of the COVID pandemic on carers, their cared for and […]

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Call for Norfolk schools to help ensure all young carers are supported

4 October 2022

Caring Together, Norfolk County Council and Young Carers Matter Norfolk, with the support of organisations across the county have set a challenge to make sure every young carer in Norfolk has someone they can talk to in school and knows what support is available to help them. Many children and young people play a vital […]

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