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What the Social Services & Well-being Act says about carers

The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act came into force on April 6, 2016. It aimed to improve the well-being of people who need care and support, and carers who need support. What does this mean for carers?

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Consultation for carers – impact of the Social Services & Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014

National Assembly for Wales blog post: Consultation: Impact of the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014 in relation to Carers   View the background to this consultation Purpose of the consultation The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee would welcome your … Continue reading

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Working carers’ survey 2017-18: give your views

Carers Wales Campaign 2017/18: Working Carers Survey As the working population ages and our loved ones are living longer, supporting carers who work is becoming increasingly important. More and more of us will be juggling caring responsibilities at home alongside work. … Continue reading

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Info events for carers Conwy county monthly

Are you a Carer living in Conwy county? If you need advice and information on the support and services that might be available to you as a Carer, call in at the free Carers Drop In Service on the following … Continue reading

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Carers Info event Conwy, 22 March & Llanfairpwll 23 March 2017

The Carers Outreach Service is holding Information Events for parents/family members who look after someone under the age of 19 who has additional needs Third Sector Agencies and Statutory Services will be present Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at Conwy Business … Continue reading

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No such thing as retirement for older carers

Carers Trust article, 7 Feb 2017: No such thing as retirement for older carers, says new Carers Trust report Older carers say they are now doing the hardest job they have ever done, with no option to ring in sick … Continue reading

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Advocacy for carers info event, Blaenau Gwent 14 & 27 Feb 2017

Do you look after a relative, friend, or neighbour who has a disability or is unable to manage on their own? Dewis Centre for Independent Living is running events for adult and young carers in Gwent to find out how … Continue reading

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Carers’ survey in Cardiff & the Vale of Glamorgan

Carer Engagement in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan Carers Trust Wales on behalf of the Vale of Glamorgan Council are undertaking a range of consultation exercises across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to identify the value and purpose … Continue reading

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E-petition asks UK Government to ensure eligible carers get state pension ‘Carer’s Credits’

UK Government and Parliament petition: Take action so that 237,000 eligible carers get state pension ‘Carer’s Credits’ The government must do more ensure approximately 237,000 carers receive National Insurance (NI) credits to their state pension. It’s estimated that as many … Continue reading

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Is the The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act working for you?

Carers Wales news post: Track the Act: Are new rights making life better for you? Have you had any contact with your local council since April, or has the person you look after had an assessment or a review of … Continue reading

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