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16/11/2015
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Milestone member for charity’s carers’ Discount Card service

We are delighted to have achieved a significant milestone in our efforts to identify and support unpaid carers by issuing our 5,000th Carers’ Passport discount card.

Our Carers’ Passport is a photo ID card that gives carers access to savings in participating restaurants, shops and businesses across Hertfordshire. Since we launched it in May 2013, over 350 businesses have signed up to support it with 100’s of discounts and offers.

31/07/2015
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Government postpones second part of Care Act introduction until 2020

Carers have expressed their disappointment over the Government’s announcement to delay the introduction of the second part of the Care Act 2014, which could have eased their finances.

30/06/2015
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Jogging club gets on its marks to support young carers

Ware Joggers has chosen Carers in Hertfordshire as its Charity of the Year and particularly wants to support young carers.
We’re delighted that a new partnership with Ware Joggers club will help us stride forward in raising awareness and funds.

17/06/2015
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Members of the Carers Camera Club, have their photography skills exhibited.

A group of unpaid carers who enjoy photography are giving a close-up of their creativity and caring roles through their first exhibition.

Seven carers, who participate in our Carers Camera Club, have over 40 of their pictures on display in a photography exhibition at Courtyard Arts in Hertford, that is on until June 27th.

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.

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
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