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Research into resilience in young adult carers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

26 July 2021

A Masters student at Manchester Metropolitan University is carrying out research investigating various factors that may affect resilience within young adult carers, and to see whether this has been impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can see full details and take part at https://mmu.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eM78rgT7zvZAwei The study is investigating young adult carers. Participants should be between […]

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Your views on challenging decisions about adult social care

20 July 2021

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have launched an inquiry into how older and disabled adults and unpaid carers can challenge local council decisions about social care and support in England and Wales. They’ve launched a survey to hear from those affected by the issues covered by their inquiry. You can complete their survey to help […]

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Adult carer learning focus group – have your say

8 July 2021

At Caring Together, we are currently developing some learning sessions for adult carers that we want to be available to carers later this year and we’d like you to help us by sharing your feedback. We have together the materials and we really want to run them past current and past carers to get their […]

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Carer voice and involvement plan launched

2 July 2021

At Caring Together, we believe that carers really are the experts when it comes to issues affecting them and those they care for, and so we are committed they should be at the heart of all that we do. And that is why we have launched a new carer voice and involvement plan. This is […]

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Research study – carers of someone with Motor Neurone Disease

30 June 2021

A research study is being conducted by researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) into the wellbeing of carers, who look after a family or friend with Motor Neurone Disease. They are looking to understand what certain family factors may contribute to the carer’s wellbeing, such as family values and personal relationships and potential […]

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UEA research for carers – looking for participants

29 June 2021

Research at the University of East Anglia (UEA) is being conducted into the experiences of carers looking after a family member of friend, supporting someone with swallowing difficulties and dementia to drink well. This research project is being overseen the School of Health Sciences at UEA. They are recruiting participants to share your views and […]

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Research for parents and carers of adults with Autism

29 June 2021

Research with the University of Strathclyde is being carried out into the impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns on parents/ carers of adults with Autism. They are asking for parents to share their views.   To get involved, contact [email protected] 

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Cardiff University research for carers

16 June 2021

Dr Mark Walker, a General Practitioner in Sheffield in conducting a research project is sponsored by Cardiff University. As part of the research project, he would like to speak with people who have an advanced or life limiting illness and possibly one of their family members or carers, who have sought care to manage symptoms […]

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Who cares campaign

Who cares campaign – young carers’ views wanted

21 May 2021

The Who Cares Campaign is dedicated to improving services for young carers across the UK. As part of this they are looking to consult with young carers, young adult carers and service providers across the UK. The findings from the surveys* will help them shape their policies and better understand what needs to change. You […]

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Monument Project – Norfolk pilot focus group

17 May 2021

Do you support a family member or friend who is living with dementia? Do you love being outdoors? Getting out into nature together doesn’t have to stop with a diagnosis of dementia. And the Monument Project want your views in one of their focus group sessions on 19 May. The Monument Project is a new […]

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