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All welcome to the launch of the Carers Identity Passport

Do you care for a family member or friend in Norfolk? Or are you a health or care professional that works with people that do? If you are, Carers Voice Norfolk and Waveney are inviting you to the online launch of the Carers Identity Passport on Carers Rights Day on Thursday 24th November, 2pm – […]

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Call for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough schools to help ensure all young carers are supported

We at Caring Together and Centre 33 have launched a challenge to make sure every young carer in Cambridgeshire has someone they can talk to in school and knows what support is available to help them. Many children and young people play a vital but demanding role in helping to look after a family member […]

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

The Spinney Surgery in St Ives has been awarded Caring Together’s Carer Friendly Tick Award – Health, in recognition of their continued work to identify and support carers. The panel was particularly impressed by the surgery having the same carers champion for the last five years. This gives carers the reassurance that there is someone […]

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The Children’s Commissioner’s Attendance Audit – What it means for young carers

This week the Children’s Commissioner for England published the Voices of England’s Missing Children report. This followed the Attendance Audit which included a survey to all local authorities across the country and a deep-dive into 10 areas. Nearly 500 people, including over 300 children were spoken to. This was to find out more about why […]

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Congratulations to Magdalen Gates Primary School for receiving Carer Friendly Tick Award

Magdalen Gates Primary School has once again been awarded Caring Together’s Carer Friendly Tick Award – Education, in recognition of their continued work to identify and support young carers. Chris Hutchinson, head teacher at Magdalen Gates Primary School said: “Many young carers are not recognised or are ‘hidden’ and may find it difficult to balance […]

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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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