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NYCF lunch with Tracey Bleakley NWCCG

A busy summer of awareness raising for the NYCF

28 September 2022

Norfolk Young Carers Forum (NYCF) have been busy meeting up with council and NHS leaders this summer, as part of their work to raise awareness of young carers and young adult carers and the issues that affect them and their families. Forum members met Tracey Bleakley, chief executive officer of Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board, […]

Scarning Primary School Carer Friendly Tick Award - Education

Congratulations to Scarning Primary School for receiving Carer Friendly Tick Award

27 September 2022

Scarning Primary School in Dereham has once again been awarded Caring Together’s Carer Friendly Tick Award – Education, in recognition of their continued work to identify and support young carers. Michelle King, family liaison and designated safeguarding lead at Scarning Primary School, said: “When we first applied for the carer friendly tick award – education, […]

Sue Healthy You Carer Health Trainer

Healthy You, healthy carers event

25 September 2022

Caring Together and Healthy You are holding an event for carers offering free activities, advice and information about how you – as someone looking after a family member or friend – can look after your own health and wellbeing. The event is on Thursday 13 October 2022, 10.00am to 12.00pm at the David Rayner Centre, […]

HMP carer Friendly Tick Award photo

Passport office receives award in recognition of work to identify and support carers

23 September 2022

His Majesty’s Passport Office Peterborough (HMPO) has been awarded Caring Together’s Carer Friendly Tick Award – Employers, in recognition of their work to identify and support carers in their workforce. The renewal of the award was decided by a panel of carers who assessed the submission on behalf of the charity which supports people caring […]

Leonard Cheshire

Do you care for a young person who has a disability or long-term condition?

22 September 2022

Disability charity, Leonard Cheshire is inviting young people aged 16-25 who have a disability or long-term condition, including poor mental health or learning disabilities, to join a free Young Entrepreneur Skills Work online course starting on Tuesday 4 October, 2.00pm to 3.00pm. The course delivered in partnership with John Lewis runs for seven weeks and […]

Summer raffle thank you 2022

Summer raffle 2022 – the results are in!

21 September 2022

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who bought and sold tickets in our summer raffle for 2022. Every ticket sold means more carers can be given the support that is so vital to them. The results of the prize draw reflect how everyone can play a role in helping carers […]

Emergency card

Planning for an emergency – have peace of mind

21 September 2022

If you are caring for a family member or friend, knowing you already have a plan for how you will manage in an emergency can help alleviate unnecessary stress. Caring Together can support you with a What if? Plan for if something happens to you. This covers situations when you are unable to look after […]