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Government clarifies guidance on exercise for people with autism or a learning disability

The government has amended national guidance (9 April 2020) on how often some people can leave their home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) was informed by the National Autistic Society, that going outside for exercise is very important to the health and wellbeing of many children and […]

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The 2.6 Challenge

Many fundraising events in the UK have been postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whilst we are all hopeful many of these events will go ahead at a later date, many charities across the UK have been left struggling to maintain their services. Sunday 26 April should have been the 40th London Marathon, […]

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Free online training available for carers

Caring Together is committed to providing and sharing support for carers in the community and we welcome online training available for carers. Promas Online is an online platform providing training and support to help carers deal with the challenges they face. Whether it’s managing stress, finding coping strategies, understanding dementia, caring for yourself or caring […]

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Research on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on young carers

We are doing a range of work to help us, and others, understand the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) carers of all ages. As well as our own survey which is available here (and you can click here to find out more) we are also working with Dr Kate Blake-Holmes to understand the impact on young […]

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Closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers

The government has issued information on the closure of educational settings due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The information is for parents and carers of children at registered childcare providers (including nurseries and childminders), primary and secondary schools and further education colleges. This is for both state-funded and independent schools. Please see official information here […]

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Awareness stands at local surgeries

Our awareness team will be attending a number of Octagon Medical Practices in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire to promote the work we are doing to support carers in the community and giving out helpful information about where carers can access support. See below for a list of upcoming events: Thursday 17 Oct, 10am-12pm at Park Medical Centre, […]

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Local carers win big at Pride in Our Carers Awards 2019!

Carers across the region were celebrating on Thursday night after Carers Trust Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk’s annual Pride in Our Carers Awards.  Nominees were invited to a special awards ceremony at Huntingdon Racecourse, hosted by BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Chris Mann. Now in their fourth year, the awards are designed to show appreciation for the contribution that […]

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