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Support to Devon Carers is recognised nationally. “It’s already a winner,” says Lead Councillor

18th November 2020

A pioneering new project that supports unpaid carers has been heralded nationally and is shortlisted for a prestigious care award. It involves dedicated staff from Devon Carers, a service commissioned by Devon County Council and NHS Devon CCG, working closely with hospital teams to identify situations where carers are involved, and where support for those...

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Replacement Care Innovation Fund

23rd October 2020

Devon County Council to fund providers who develop innovative replacement care opportunities to enable carers to take a break Unpaid carers in Devon have told us that they haven’t been able to have a break from their caring role because they’ve been unable to access replacement care for the person they look after. To help…

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Carers Rights Day Thursday 26th November 2020

21st October 2020

Whether you are a new carer or have been caring for a while, we believe it is important you are aware of your rights and can access the support available to you, at the time, you may need it. Know Your Rights, the theme for Carers Rights Day 2020, is about: • making carers aware...

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Carers UK Survey – Carers’ experiences of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

15th September 2020

Carers UK has launched this survey to capture how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to have an impact on carers’ lives. Carers UK carried out a similar survey back in April to uncover the impact that the early months of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had on carers. The results of that survey were effectively used to campaign for more…

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