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Carers Week 2021

It’s Carers Week with the theme this year being making Carers more visible & heard. See more here: CARERS WEEK 2021 We will have special features and highlights on our social media channels throughout the week so tune in on Facebook or Twitter

Identifying early signs of worsening health in a person with LD

Identifying early signs of worsening health in a person with a learning disability – specific training for family carers The NHS England and NHS Improvement Learning Disability and Autism Programme is inviting family carers to take part in a workshop. Attending the workshop will help you to be able to identify when the person you … Continued

Unpaid Carers now in Group 6 for COVID Vaccinations

  Vaccination process for Unpaid Carers Unpaid carers are now being invited to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination, providing they: Are eligible for a carer’s allowance Are identified as a primary carer by their GP Are receiving support following a carer’s assessment by their local council or from a local carer’s organisation Are the sole … Continued

RAPID Covid Testing available

RAPID Covid Testing available for #unpaidcarers in Somerset!   The test is very straightforward and you will be supervised by a trained member of staff to complete the swabbing yourself.   Staff in the hub will process the specimen whilst you wait in the car (takes about 30 minutes to get the result)   There … Continued

Issue 6 of Carers Newsletter OUT NOW!

Read the latest Somerset Carers news! Read online/download a copy here: tinyurl.com/kwg264wl Packed with news & information for unpaid Carers in Somerset

More Support for Carers!

Click here to read the exciting development within Somerset Carers! All Carers and Village Agents will now be known as Village Agents and the 55 strong team will ALL support Carers in Somerset. Read about it here!

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