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  • Dementia Carers Groups

    Dementia Carers Groups

    If you care for or support a person living with dementia a number of free carer group sessions to support you are available across the city, running for 12 weeks.The first 6 weeks explore dementia, giving carers/supporters a greater understanding of the impact dementia can have on the person they care for. The final 6 weeks look at how to support yourself as a carer of someone living with dementia.

  • Booster Vaccinations For Unpaid Carers

    Booster Vaccinations For Unpaid Carers

    If you are an unpaid carer over the age of 16 you are now eligible for a Covid-19 booster vaccine. The jabs, which help improve the protection given by your first two vaccinations, are being offered on the NHS for people most at risk from COVID-19, who have had a 2nd dose of a vaccine at least 6 months ago. 16-17 year olds (who are caring) should get 2 vaccinations, this is different guidance to their peer group (1 vaccination).

  • Carers Week Offers and Events

    Carers Week Offers and Events

    Carers Week ( 7 – 13 June ) is an annual event that raises awareness and celebrates the massive contribution that unpaid carers make to our communities by providing a wide range of help and support to relatives and friends. Check out special offers and events for carers during the week.

  • Short Term Care Consultation

    Short Term Care Consultation

    Sheffield City Council have launched a survey asking for your views about short-term care for older people. The information from this survey will be used to help Sheffield City Council produce a short-term care strategy for older people. The survey closes on 25th September.The consultation is primarily for unpaid carers, social care workers and anyone using short-term care to complete.

  • Research on Housing Services for People with a Learning Disability

    Research on Housing Services for People with a Learning Disability

    The National Development Team for Inclusion is working on research around housing services (supported living and residential care) for people with learning disabilities. Family carers have told NDTi about the varied ways they support a relative with a learning disability in different housing settings leading them to believe that the role, input and contribution of family carers is an important and neglected area. To explore this further they have created a questionnaire based on what family carers have told them.

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