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Important opportunities to give your views

At Caring Together we work to ensure the existing rights of carers are recognised and acted on, and to bring carers rights and support in line with the realities of carers needs. There are currently three important consultations underway: – The Children’s Commissioner for England’s Family Review – The House of Lords Adult Social Care […]

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“My friend just tells me to stop and turn off my carer brain for five minutes”

For a young person who has caring responsibilities, trying to transition to, through and beyond university, can be extremely challenging and for some a barrier. On University Mental Health Day (3 March), we asked 20-year-old Axel about coping as a young adult carer while studying away from home for a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities […]

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Free course for people caring for someone who experiences mental ill-health

Are you over 18-years-old and care for a family member, friend, or neighbour who experiences mental ill-health? Would you like to attend a free course which focuses on teaching about the recovery concept by combining both virtual face-to-face and independent online learning? The ‘Learning about recovery: its impact on the caring process’ is a free online […]

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Do you care for a relative or friend with mental health challenges?

Do you care for a relative or friend with mental health challenges? Heart & Soul at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT), is hosting a new online meeting space for carers, where you can take part in gentle conversation and mutual support. The space is also ideal for carers that have come through hard […]

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Hope training programme for carers

Would you like to cope better and feel more in control? At Caring Together, we have partnered with Hope For The Community CIC on running an online course, the Hope Programme, to support carers in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk, starting 22 February 2021. The Hope Programme is a free six-week group self-management programme for carers […]

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Better Health – Every Mind Matters: supporting children, young people and parents

New NHS-approved guidance from #EveryMindMatters, offers tips and advice for parents and carers on how to support children’s mental wellbeing. The past few months have been difficult for everyone, including children and young people. But there are lots of things to do to support their wellbeing at this time. Head to http://www.everymindmatters.co.uk/ to find helpful […]

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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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