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Getting carers better connected to support

Getting carers better connected to support

To celebrate Carers Week 2019 (10th – 16th June), Leicestershire County Council is joining forces with partners to draw attention to how important caring is, and to get carers better connected to support available in their communities.

People’s views sought on new dementia strategy

People’s views sought on new dementia strategy

People are being asked to share their views on a new dementia strategy for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

CCG’s work highlighted the need for further support for young carers

CCG’s work highlighted the need for further support for young carers

To mark Young Carers Awareness Day Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is sharing some of the latest work carried out with young carers, which has enabled GP practices to support them better to stay safe and well, whilst caring for another.

Carers in Leicester supported to know their rights this Carers Rights Day

Carers in Leicester supported to know their rights this Carers Rights Day

During Carers Rights Day, thousands of carers in Leicester are urged to find out more about their rights as carers, with support from their GP practice.

NHS reaches out to carers this winter

NHS reaches out to carers this winter

An NHS winter campaign launched across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is encouraging people who care for someone else on a daily basis to take up the latest NHS advice in order to protect their own health.