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Caring for Yvonne

Richard cared for his wife Yvonne from 2016 until she passed away in April 2023. This is his story. Yvonne’s presence is everywhere in the family home she shared with Richard and their two children in Cambridgeshire. Her quirky collectables sit on shelves and hang from walls. There are colourful wooden flowers, duck ornaments with […]

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Children who are young carers say more recognition is essential

We at Caring Together Charity and young carers are calling for more to be done to help children and young people who are looking after a family member. There are almost 4,000 children and young people under the age of 18 across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk who are caring for someone. But it is years […]

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Do you care for someone who may have dementia?

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) invites you to their first 2023 Medicine for Members lecture – ‘Improving the diagnosis of dementia in memory clinics – can machine learning help? on Wednesday 25 January, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. The lecture which is open to the public takes place online via Microsoft Teams. Dr Timothy Rittman, CUH neurology consultant […]

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Do you care for someone with autism?

Do you care for someone with autism? Is going to the doctor or being admitted to hospital a worrying experience for them? Autism Bedfordshire invite you and the person you care for to their listening group for autistic adults in the East of England, ‘Hear Me, See Me’. The ‘Hear Me, See Me’ online Zoom […]

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Do you care for a family member or friend or support those that do?

The East of England Association of Directors of Social Services (ADASS) is inviting you to their free annual online carer’s event “Connection, Purpose and Meaning” on 6 December from 9.50am to 2.35pm. The event will give you an opportunity to: Hear what it’s like for carers, carer organisations and local authority commissioners across the East of […]

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Planning for an emergency – have peace of mind

If you are caring for a family member or friend, knowing you already have a plan for how you will manage in an emergency can help alleviate unnecessary stress. Caring Together can support you with a What If? Plan for if something happens to you. This covers situations when you are unable to look after […]

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