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Carers UK survey for carers – understanding pandemic impact

14 September 2020

Carers UK have launched a new survey for carers to help understand how the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of those who are caring for a family member or friend. Carers’ experiences offer vital evidence to understand what support carers need. The survey’s results will be used by Carers UK to influence Government […]

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Call for research participants – dementia care

9 September 2020

Researchers from the University of Kent are looking for study participants to help them to understand how well social care services support people living with dementia and their family and friends, who support them. Who is the research for? People living in England who are a family member or friend of someone living with dementia, […]

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Healthwatch Cambridgeshire want to hear about your experiences

13 August 2020

Healthwatch Cambridgeshire are wanting to hear the views of carers and the people they look after on their experiences of health and social care during the coronavirus crisis. They will share what you tell them with the people planning the local and national response to the pandemic. And this will help them protect everyone’s health […]

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Carers and others in Norfolk asked for views on initiative

12 August 2020

The national Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment (ReSPECT) initiative has launched in Norfolk in March 2020, just before the UK went into lockdown due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. And now people including carers and the people they look after are being asked for ideas on how to make more people aware of […]

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Help input on children and young people’s health services website

29 July 2020

Children and Young People’s Health Services Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are about to redesign their health child programme website. They would love parents, carers and young people to help them co-design it to make it relevant so that it means something to them.  What they would like views on at this time is the content for […]

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A right to Carer’s Leave – help make the case to Government

24 July 2020

A right to carer’s leave is an issue that Carers UK has campaigned on for a long time. Thanks to the help of its supporters and campaigns, and the work of other organisations in raising this issue, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is currently consulting on a proposal to give employees a […]

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Survey for people who care for people with dementia

23 July 2020

A survey is being carried out to get feedback from carers on the impact that legal issues are having on carers of people with dementia at this current time. We have been contacted by tide who have asked us to encourage people who are looking after someone with dementia to complete the survey. The survey […]

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University of Kent research – People with Dementia and their carers

7 July 2020

Researchers from the University of Kent are looking for study participants to help them to understand how well social care services support people living with dementia and their family and friends, who support them. (IRAS ID: 260302) This research will see those taking part filling in a questionnaire. Who do they need? People living in […]

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Give your view – impact of coronavirus pandemic on food and eating

6 July 2020

The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration East of England are carrying out research into the impact of coronavirus pandemic on food and eating in the East of England. The pandemic is affecting how people are accessing food, shopping, cooking and eating, and the way food is distributed. The research is to enable immediate lessons to be […]

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Research involving young adult carers by the University of East London

3 July 2020

A postgraduate student at the School of Psychology at the University of East London is conducting research into wellbeing in young adult carers using an online intervention. Participants will be asked to take part in: Two questionnaires Two activities each week designed to improve wellbeing over the course of five weeks To find out more […]

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