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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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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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Changes to Carer’s Allowance in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

To help unpaid carers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the government has introduced a new aspect to the eligibility criteria for claiming Carer’s Allowance, the main benefit for people caring 35 hours or more per week. The new regulations, which came into force on Monday 30th March 2020, allows unpaid carers in England and Wales […]

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UEA young carer and young adult carer university experience day

The University of East Anglia outreach team are holding a day where young carers and young adult carers can go along to find out about life at the university. Whether you are already keen to go to university or just want to find out more this event is suitable for you. Taking place on Tuesday […]

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Your gift can make a difference to a young carer this Christmas

We are delighted to announce Harris & Hoole Café at Tesco Huntingdon on Abbots Ripton Road, have kindly set up a Christmas giving tree to collect donated items for our young carers to make their own Christmas hampers. There are suggested gift ideas on signs in the café that people can then buy and drop […]

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Feeling festive with our family carers hubs!

Crafty Christmas card making to start the festive season has been happening at our local hubs around Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. At Caring Together, our family carers hubs in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough provide opportunities for carers to access a range of community based help and support. Hub activities include social groups, training and wellbeing support for […]

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Grants available for young carers – apply now

We are pleased to offer support grants for young carers aged 15 and under across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk, to be able to access similar opportunities to those of their peers. The Explore More! programme is made possible thanks to funding from the Pears Foundation, provided by Carers Trust to Caring Together to enable us […]

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