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Power of Attorney Refund Image
If you paid to register a Power of Attorney in England or Wales between 1st April 2013 and 31st March 2017 you may have been overcharged on the fee and due a partial refund. Up to 1.8 million people could be due the refund!
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Our Crossroads Care Service staff celebrate 'good' CQC rating
We are celebrating after the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated its Crossroads Care Service as ‘good’ – the highest rating it could receive for a first inspection.
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Welwyn Hatfield Walk 2018
Fifties and sixties rock and roll star Marty Wilde MBE is the new patron for the Welwyn-Hatfield 2018 Rotary Walk and you can sign up to join him at the event. We have been chosen as one of the charities to benefit from funds raised from this year's event.
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Calls for carers to complete Caring in Hertfordshire image
We want to find out about the lives of unpaid carers in Hertfordshire and are calling for carers to complete our Caring in Hertfordshire 2018 Survey.
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Have your say in NHS England's consultation on reducing prescriptions for over the counter medicines
NHS England is consulting on proposals to rein in prescriptions for some over the counter products for 33 minor, short-term health concerns. You have until 14th March 2018 to have a say and take part in the consultation.
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Have your say: Government consulting about improving access to Blue Badge parking permits for people with non-physical disabilities
People with hidden disabilities such as autism and dementia could soon be eligible for Blue Bade parking permits under Department of Transport proposals. You can have your say in the consultation.
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Update regarding Hertfordshire County Council's plans to increase charges for community adult social care
If you are against Hertfordshire County Council’s plans to increase charges for some community-based adult care services you can sign a petition calling for the proposals to be rejected.
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Carers in Hertfordshire Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 image
It’s Young Carers Awareness Day (January 25th 2018) – a national day of recognition for the UK’s 700,000+ young carers who support family or friends in caring for a loved one who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol. You can find out more about how we support children in a caring role and how we are marking Young Carers Awareness Day in our news story.
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Disappointment over Clinical Commissioning Group's decision to withdraw funding from respite facility
Families that use Nascot Lawn Respite Centre in Watford have been told that Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be withdrawing funding for the facility.
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Golfers drive up donations to support unpaid carers
Golfers from Broxbourne Seniors, a section that play at Cheshunt Park Golf Centre were in full swing at their Captain’s Golf Day and kindly donated £375 raised from the event.
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