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Are you experiencing mild to moderate mental health challenges?

Are you experiencing mild to moderate mental health challenges including anxiety and depression? Would you like to take part in a friendly and inclusive programme of arts workshops in Peterborough? Arts and Minds and Evolve, the community counselling charity, invite you to attend an 8-week arts on prescription programme, led by a professional artist and […]

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“Being a young carer has made me the ‘mother’ of my friendship group”

About Ruby 14-year-old Ruby is a carer for her 16-year-old brother who has autism, this affects his understanding and how he communicates and interacts with the world. When Ruby is not caring for her brother, she enjoys meeting up with friends, going into Norwich and cycling. However, her real passion is listening and singing to […]

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Well done to Norfolk and Waveney Children and Young People’s Health service for receiving Carer Friendly Tick Award

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, Norfolk and Waveney Children and Young People’s Health services 0-19 years has once again been awarded our Carer Friendly Tick Award (Health), in recognition of their continued work to identify and support young carers. The service said they were very proud to receive the award for a second year running […]

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Are you living with a disability and wanting help managing your energy and water needs?

Disability charity, Scope is offering free energy and water advice to people with a disability, helping them to manage their energy and water needs. The Disability Energy Support service is open to any disabled person or households where one or more disabled people live, and those households are in England or Wales. Support with your […]

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Talented artist finds a creative way to help unpaid carers

Talented artist Betty Ellis has found a creative way to use her painting skills to support unpaid carers across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk. Betty, who specialises in watercolour paintings of children and pets and landscapes of local landmarks is also a full-time carer to her husband John, who has a physical disability. Caring Together has […]

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Well done to Swavesey Surgery for receiving the Carer Friendly Tick Award

Swavesey Surgery has been awarded Caring Together’s Carer Friendly Tick Award – Health, in recognition of their continued work to identify and support carers. Lorna Gardiner, practice manager at the GP practice, Swavesey Surgery said the team were proud to hold the Carer Friendly Tick Award – Health. She said, “It is very rewarding being […]

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“They take Dad’s word and won’t listen to me”

Abby talks about her experience as a young adult carer – and how it can make a difference if medical professionals realise the need to listen to young adult carers as they can have valuable information about the person they care for. Find out more about our work with NHS England and NHS Improvement on […]

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“I want to feel like they know I am there, and I am a young carer”

Heather talks about her experience as a young carer – and how it can make a difference if medical professionals realise the need for young carers to be involved in the care of the person they care for. Find out more about our work with NHS England and NHS Improvement on a campaign to show […]

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