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20/06/2018
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New app brings information and support to young carers’ fingertips

Children and young carers are to benefit from a new app that gives them information to help them in their caring role such as contacts for support and how to keep well. The Young Carers in Hertfordshire App is available for android devices via Google Play and a version for Apple devices is to be developed.

14/06/2018
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We're working to keep carers healthy and connected this Carers Week and beyond

This Carers Week and beyond we should ‘think carer’ – making sure unpaid carers are identified, supported and helped to stay healthy and connected - the theme of the week.

20/05/2018
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Golfers tee up to support us in Making Carers Count
We are delighted that golfers from Chesfield Downs Golf and Country Club Seniors Section are supporting our work providing information and services for unpaid carers as their Charity of the Year.
01/05/2018
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Holiday guide for carers

There are so many things to think about when booking a holiday - where to go, is the accommodation and venue suitable to meet your needs and requirements, travel arrangements, cost and more. We have put together a small guide with tips to help you plan a carer-friendly break.

11/03/2018
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Carers in Hertfordshire Admiral Nurse event 2018
Our new Admiral Nurse team is already providing much needed support to people caring for a relative or friend with dementia.
28/02/2018
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Young Carers Council at Carers in Hertfordshire Young Carers Conference 2018

Children from across Hertfordshire who help care for someone enjoyed activities including dance and crafts as well as time to discuss caring and their needs with health, education and social care professionals at our Young Carers Conference.

28/02/2018
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Parent carers' campaign to save Nascot Lawn Respite Centre continues as they win latest stage of legal battle

Families fighting to save Nascot Lawn Respite Centre from closure have been given a reprieve as a High Court judge has found health bosses acted unlawfully in failing to consult about its plans to withdraw funding.

12/02/2018
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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!
09/02/2018
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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.
26/01/2018
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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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