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21/05/2015
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Congratulations to the dedicated volunteers who run our Bereavement Group for reaching the finals of The Comet Community Awards. Also to a Wendy Darnell a GP Carer Champion we work with for winning the Care Worker of the Year category.

The group of 14 volunteers provide bereavement support for carers who have lost the person they cared for, and their hard work and commitment to helping others was recognised in the Valiant Volunteer category of the newspaper's awards.

30/09/2014
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Do you live in West Herts and not know where to turn in asking for help and advice? Perhaps you or someone you know feels anxious or vulnerable and needs someone to help on your or their behalf?

29/09/2014
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Unpaid carers in Hertfordshire will not be means-tested for the support services they receive following a decision by Hertfordshire County Council.

16/09/2014
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GP surgeries across Stevenage are working together to help improve the lives of unpaid family and friend carers.

14/08/2014
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Community MattersWe are delighted to have received yet another cheque thanks to Waitrose and John Lewis' Community Matters scheme. By donating your green token to the Carers in Hertfordshire slot at your local branch of Waitrose or Place to Eat restaurant in John Lewis you have raised thousands of pounds for unpaid carers across the county. 

18/07/2014
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Older female carer with husband in wheelchairThe Care Act is the biggest change in social care legislation in England since the formation of the NHS nearly 70 years ago, with wide-reaching implications for carers and carers’ services. The majority of the Care Act will come into force in April 2015, with the remainder in April 2016. So what do you as a carer stand to gain from this new law?
10/06/2014
Published in Carers Week
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Carers Week 2013 logoCarers Week ran from 9-15 June and it was the perfect opportunity for us to reach out to more unpaid family carers across the county.Hertfordshire Bobbies
03/06/2014
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Price tagCarers queued up for discounts in shops, restaurants and local services when the hugely successful Carers’ Passport was launched in North Hertfordshire on 30 May. This is the latest area to benefit from the popular Carers’ Passport Discount Card which offers unpaid carers savings when they show their photo ID card in shops and when using local services.

19/02/2014
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If you missed our great launch event for the Carers in Hertfordshire Passport, here's a video taken at the launch of the event, for you to enjoy.

05/07/2012
Published in Carers Week
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60 carers each created a jigsaw of their life as a carer, noting all the different roles they play from counsellor to toe nail clipper!

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