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Do you help look after an autistic brother or sister?

Sibs, the charity for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults, has an exciting new Sibling Respite project. The project is for siblings aged 18 or over who are carers for their brother or sister who is autistic. The project offers carers who lives in the UK an opportunity to meet others, share experiences […]

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Community paediatrics team receives award in recognition of their work to identify and support unpaid carers

Staff from a community paediatrics team at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a Caring Together’s Carer Friendly Tick Award (Health), in recognition of their work to identify and support unpaid carers. The team in Peterborough is an out-patients and community service, providing support to children, young people and their families who […]

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Easy read guides to health choices and questions to ask

Do you care for someone with a learning disability? The national NHS Knowledge and Library Services team has worked with people with lived experience to produce two, new, easy read guides for people with learning disabilities. Regardless of their abilities, anyone can have problems understanding and accessing health information.  This could include information about medication, […]

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Janice’s story: “Caring Together has made such a difference to our lives.”

At Caring Together we support people looking after family members or friends in a wide range of ways, from providing a home care service to being there to support them at a difficult time. Fulltime carer, Janice talks about how our support with taking her husband to a hospital appointment has made a huge difference […]

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Do you want to help shape the future of health and care services?

Norfolk and Waveney ICS is a new partnership of local health and care organisations working to improve the health, wellbeing and care of people living in Norfolk and Waveney. As part of the new partnership a Digital Transformation Roadmap is being developed. Digital transformation is about making step-change improvements of operations and services using digital […]

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Carers – join the call for the Government to publish a support plan for unpaid carers

With Carers Week on the way from 6 – 12 June, Carers UK and six other UK national charities (Age UK, Carers Trust, MND Association, Rethink Mental Illness, Oxfam GB and The Lewy Body Society), are calling for the UK Government to publish a recovery and respite plan for unpaid carers. They want this to […]

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