Month: June 2020

Carers FAQ’s answered over the Government’s latest easing of lockdown guidance

26th June 2020

Carers have been contacting us with questions with regards to the easing of lockdown and what specifically does this mean to you and the loved ones who you care for. You have been concerned about the latest guidance and how this impacts you including advice on: shielding, support bubbles, extended households, face coverings and whether…

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New online support course available to unpaid carers in Devon

18th June 2020

Life as a carer can be stressful, tiring and incredibly lonely at the best of times, but no more than ever in these unprecedented times during COVID-19. The HOPE Programme is a course that was created for people with a long-term health condition but is also available to carers using the same registration. The online…

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Carers are walking a mile with a smile

12th June 2020

Carers and the Devon Carers team are celebrating Carers Week, 8th to 14th June, by walking a mile with a smile, the aim of which is to walk the perimeter of Devon, 350 miles in total. Sadie Clarke, Devon Carers Community Engagement Manager, said “Making caring visible is the theme of Carers Week this year….

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