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Butterfly Legacy Project

Huge thanks to the Butterfly Legacy Project

1 February 2023

We want to say a big ‘thank you’ to the Butterfly Legacy Project who have raised £600 for Caring Together by selling beautiful handmade goods on their stall at events across Cambridgeshire. Their donation will help us support more people who look after family member and friends across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Peterborough, by providing them […]

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parent carer

Are you a parent carer to a young person with additional needs?

28 January 2023

Are you a parent carer to a young person aged 11 -25 years old with additional needs? You are invited to join us, Pinpoint Cambridgeshire and Voiceability for a Cambridgeshire County Council event ‘Preparing for Adulthood’ on Friday 24 March, 10.00am – 2.00pm at the Burgess Hall, St Ives, PE27 6WU. The event will give you […]

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Peterborough College Carer Friendly Tick Award

Congratulations to Peterborough College for receiving Carer Friendly Tick Award

26 January 2023

Peterborough College is the latest education setting to be awarded our Carer Friendly Tick Award – Education, in recognition of their work to identify and support young adult carers. The college has seen its accreditation renewed by a panel of carers and has once again met the standards for the Carer Friendly Tick Award. The […]

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Young carer

Are you a young person caring for a family member?

6 January 2023

Are you a young person helping to look after a parent, brother, sister or grandparent? Carers Trust are really keen to hear about the pressures you face in your caring role. If you are aged under 25 years old, you can share your experiences and what support would help you in a short survey. All […]

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CUH Medicine for Members understanding dementia lecture

Do you care for someone who may have dementia?

5 January 2023

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) invites you to their first 2023 Medicine for Members lecture – ‘Improving the diagnosis of dementia in memory clinics – can machine learning help? on Wednesday 25 January, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. The lecture which is open to the public takes place online via Microsoft Teams. Dr Timothy Rittman, CUH neurology consultant […]

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Cambridgeshire Libraries

Do you care for someone living with dementia?

5 January 2023

Do you care for someone living with dementia and live in the Huntingdonshire area? Huntingdon library in Princes Street has a monthly dementia community group where you and the person you care for can go along and meet other people, have a chat and join in fun activities, if you wish. The drop-in group takes […]

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CFTA Health logo

Well done to Staithe Surgery for receiving the Carer Friendly Tick Award

12 December 2022

Staithe Surgery in Norfolk, has been awarded Caring Together’s Carer Friendly Tick Award – Health, in recognition of their  work to identify and support carers. Phoebe Starling, management assistant at the GP surgery in Stalham said: “We applied for the award because it benefits so many people knowing the support we can provide to carers. […]

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Carers UK active hub

Activity and wellbeing videos for carers

8 December 2022

Carers UK, through their Carers Active project, have developed a new series of inclusive activity and wellbeing videos aimed at people who care for a family member or friend, so they can be active at home at a time when it’s convenient to them. The video sessions, as well as twelve 30 second exercises, feature […]

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Carer looking after a person with a disability

Do you care for someone with a disability and travel in and around Cambridge?

8 December 2022

Are you caring for someone with a disability and want to share your views on the Greater Cambridge Partnership proposals for a Sustainable Travel Zone in and around Cambridge? The proposals include a daily congestion charge that will cover the Addenbrookes and Papworth hospital sites. Transport for All  a disabled-led group striving to increase access […]

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Money

Support with your finances this winter

30 November 2022

If you are caring for a family member or friend, you may be struggling with living costs for a range of reasons. We understand that it’s not an easy time for many people at the moment, and we want to let you know that you do not have to cope with these struggles alone. Here […]

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