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Adult carer learning focus group – have your say

At Caring Together, we are currently developing some learning sessions for adult carers that we want to be available to carers later this year and we’d like you to help us by sharing your feedback. We have together the materials and we really want to run them past current and past carers to get their […]

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Parent carer virtual coffee morning

Parents carers coffee morning is taking place on Zoom. on Thursday 29 July 2021 from 10.30am to 11.30am, with Family Voice Peterborough. Free to attend, they will bring coffee and cakes to you, so please book 24 hours in advance. The session will give you chance to chat and find out the latest support and […]

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Help available for people looking after family members or friends

Looking after someone can be very demanding. It can impact your physical and mental health, and you may face significant practical challenges. If you are a carer reaching crisis point it has a significant impact on you, and can also affect the person you care for. At Caring Together we are here to help. We […]

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Online workshops for young carers

This February half term, Carers Trust are hosting two workshops for young and young adult carers. The workshops are open to carers aged between 16 – 25 years. Building Confidence for Employment – Monday 15 February 16.30 – 17.30pm This workshop aims to provide young carers and young adult carers with the tools to recognise and value their skills, […]

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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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Caring for someone safely at home

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has published a wide range of information videos for carers to support them to care for a family member or friend, safely at home. These cover topics including: Falls prevention Preventing pressure ulcers Nutrition and diet Coping with challenging/unusual behaviour (in relation to someone with dementia) These video-based resources are designed to help people look […]

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Online sessions for the over fifty-fives

Peterborough United Foundation, who are recent recipients of our Carer Friendly Tick – Community award, are hosting free online sessions for people over the age of 55+. These are specifically to help prevent and reduce the number of people experiencing loneliness and isolation during these tough times of lockdown restrictions. The aim is to help […]

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Online and ‘face-to-face’ support available for carers  

At Caring Together we are still supporting carers face-to-face. Restrictions due to coronavirus and the situations facing many carers, and the people they look after, mean we are not out about in the communities in the usual way. But we are still here to meet people face-to-face using online resources such as Zoom.  If you would like to know more about how we use Zoom and how to get […]

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