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CCS Praises its Agents for COVID-19 Response
CCS has made a short film to recognise and thank its Agents, who are working hard on the ground to keep vulnerable people safe and well during the COVID-19 emergency. CCS Village, Community and Carers Agents have been providing support for individuals and communities in Somerset since 2012 and are well placed to adapt their … ContinuedRead More
What to do if your Carer is unable to care for you
Click here for a handy form you can complete – really useful to have handy to support a cared for person in an emergency situation where a Carer becomes unavailable.Read More
Somerset Carers Newsletter Issue 3!
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Take Part in the Carers UK’s State of Caring Survey 2020
This survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. In 2019, over 8,000 current and former carers shared their experiences and helped inform Carers UK’s State of Caring 2019 report. Caring costs: Almost 2 in 5 carers (39%) responding to the survey said they are ‘struggling to make ends … ContinuedRead More
Bishops Lydeard Carers Group
The Bishops Lydeard Carers Group has been given a helping hand thanks to funds raised at the Scarecrow Festival in the Somerset village last autumn. The generous sum of £500 was raised by kind donations from the local community as well as Miles Estate Agents and Quantock Funeral Services, sponsors of the 2019 event. At … ContinuedRead More
Talking Cafe Christmas Express
We were delighted to work with our CCS Village Agent colleagues to organise a special Christmas event for 300 people in West Somerset. For full story click on this link https://somersetagents.org/talking-cafe-christmas-express/Read More
Somerset Christmas Events!
Our CCS Agents have been busy gathering details of Christmas events to share with you from across all of the Somerset Districts! Go to https://somersetagents.org/somersetchristmasevents/ to find out what’s on near you!Read More
Somerset Carers Newsletter Issue Two !
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Panorama Films look at the Crisis in Care
We are delighted that such a high profile programme is examining and recognising the amazing job unpaid Carers do. Please see attached press release for Somerset Carers response to the programme. Somerset Carers Press Release CLICK HERE Somerset County Council have also issued a press statement you can find it hereRead More
Talking Cafes – lots of updates!
There have been many changes lately to the Talking Cafes that CCS’s Village and Carers Agents co-ordinate – see poster or go to Facebook to stay in touch with the latest Talking Cafe news or the CCS website for full Talking Cafe detailsRead More
Somerset Carers Service Newsletter: Issue One
Click here to view and download the first edition of our newsletter! We hope you find it useful. Please email email@example.com if you have any content you would like included for Issue Two!Read More
Meet your Carers Agent
We have 7 Carers Agents across Somerset – click here to meet your local agent!Read More