Somerset Community Connect – Carers Welcome!
Biggest Health, Social Care and Community Organisation event in Somerset! FREE Goody Bags for Carers! Come along to find out how the Carers Service can help or meet other agencies that can support you! Click here to bookRead More
Somerset Carers Newsletter – Summer Edition!
Packed with news & information for unpaid Carers in SomersetRead More
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 TwitterRead More
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 carersRead More
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 … ContinuedRead More
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 … ContinuedRead More
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 SomersetRead More
Updated Guides of the COVID-19 Vaccination is here
Click here to read the flyer and more information at a national and local levelRead More
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!Read More
Somerset Carers Newsletter – Summer Issue 5 – out now!
Out now! The latest news from Somerset Carers ! Read online or download here: https://tinyurl.com/y3tkkgl3Read More
Somerset Carers newsletter Issue 4
Click here to read the latest newsletter from Somerset CarersRead More
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!
Click here for the latest newsletter from Somerset CarersRead 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 Carers Newsletter Issue Two !
Click here to view or download a copy of the latest Somerset Carers Newsletter for Spring/Summer 2019Read More
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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