Carers UK Publish Manifesto Urging Government to Support Carers

Source: Carers UK Carers UK has published a manifesto for carers calling on all political parties to commit to improving the lives of the UK’s 6.5 million unpaid carers. The membership charity is calling for the next government to change the way our society supports and recognises carers, so that

Government Announce Plans to Improve Autism Care and Support

Source: National Autistic Society The Government has announced plans which could improve the health and wellbeing of autistic people across England. The plans include: honouring their commitment to make sure all health and care staff receive training on autism, with £1.4 million funding to develop and test new training reviewing the

Public Health England Launch New Mental Health Resource

Public Health England and the NHS have launched Every Mind Matters, a new campaign focused on raising awareness of mental health and how people can take steps to look after their health and wellbeing. Every Mind Matters allows people to create a personalised action plan to help deal with stress

Carers Invited to Attend ‘Between Worlds’ Performance at Northern Stage

Are you dealing with dementia or caring for someone with dementia? Would you relocate your family member with dementia to Thailand to receive adequate care? An original performance titled ‘Between Worlds’ will take place at Northern Stage, November 13-15, exploring the outsourcing dementia care from the UK to private facilities

Carers UK responds to new rate of Carer’s Allowance

Source: Carers UK The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has today laid a Written Ministerial Statement in the House of Commons on changes to social security benefit and pension rates for 2020/21. These will come into force in April 2020. Carer’s Allowance will rise by 1.7% to £67.25