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Carer workshop

Join us for an online carer’s passport workshop

21 January 2022

Carer’s passports are coming to Norfolk and we have joined with Carers Voice Norfolk and Waveney for an online workshop to tell you what they are and how you can get involved in plans for introducing them across health organisations. Carer’s passports are way to help improve identification and support for carers, they also stop […]

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Stroke patients, share your views with Cambridge University Hospitals

19 January 2022

Cambridge University Hospitals is inviting stroke patients to an online stroke listening session on Wednesday, 9 February, 6.00pm to 7.30pm. Hospital staff are keen to use the listening session as an opportunity to gather your feedback on your needs, experiences and opinions of the stroke service. Your views are important and will influence how services […]

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Centre 33 Young Carer representative recruitment

Could you be Centre 33’s next young carer representative?

19 January 2022

Are you a young carer that believes all young carers have the right to education, emotional support, respite and to have their voice heard? A young carer is a child or young person under the age of 18 who provides emotional and/or physical care to a loved one. This could be due to a disability, […]

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Carers urged to share their views in GP patient survey

14 January 2022

This January, around 2.4 million people, aged 16 and over, who are registered with a GP practice in England will receive an invitation from NHS England to take part in a GP Patient survey. We know that GP practices have had to make changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, so it is more important […]

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Are you 25 years old or under and provide unpaid care for a family member or friend?

14 January 2022

Carers Trust has launched a survey to find out about the pressures and challenges young carers and young adult carers face. They are especially keen to hear how you have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and what support you need. Your feedback will form part of a report to be published on Young Carers […]

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Young carers meet the Children's Commissioner for England Dame Rachel De Souza

Young Carers Alliance

14 December 2021

More than five years on from the introduction of formal rights for young carers, and young adult carers, thousands of children and young people are still being negatively affected by the impact of their caring responsibilities. These impacts can be on their education, health and wellbeing, opportunities available to them, and other areas of life. […]

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Research about young adult carers living with a parent with a mental illness

14 December 2021

Young adult carers, aged between 16 and 24, are being invited to take part in an interview for a research study looking at how they feel about school. This study is part of a PhD project which is being done at Northumbria University. The PhD is aiming to get a better understanding of whether or […]

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Parent carer wellbeing study

Parent carer wellbeing survey – could you share your experiences

13 December 2021

If you care for a child with a disability or long-term illness, you are being invited to take part in a parent carer wellbeing study. Funded by National Institute for Health Research this study is being carried out by researchers from the University of Exeter, University of Bristol, Cardiff University and the University of Southern […]

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‘What Good Looks Like’ – have your say

13 December 2021

The government wants to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and with autism. This work is called, ‘Building the Right Support’. Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council and the Local Government Association’s Research and Information team want your help to find out what people in our communities think good support looks like. […]

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Give your views – Who helps you in your caring role?

10 December 2021

We know people looking after family members or friends receive help and support from people all around. This help might be, for example, a sister helping with shopping, a brother with general maintenance of the house/garden, sons helping take you to and from health appointments, neighbours popping in to say hello, and many other people […]

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