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Local and national news items that may be of interest to carers as well as updates on policies, benefits, laws and other processes that may effect carers.

Richmond Carers Centre 12 tips for Christmas graphic

Top tips for carers over Christmas

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Christmas and other seasonal celebrations can be a fun time but they can also be challenging for many people. Many essential services close over the festive period, which puts added…
Carer’s Allowance and Carers Credit

Carer’s Allowance and Carers Credit

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As part of Carers Rights Day on 24th November 2022, Richmond Carers Centre invited Sandra Keen, Welfare Benefits Adviser at Richmond AID to run a workshop to provide information to…
Carers Rights Day 2022

Carers Rights Day 2022: Caring Costs

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Carers Rights Day 2022 is being held on Thursday 24th November. This year’s theme is ‘Caring Costs’ and tackles the costs involved in becoming a carer. The cost-of-living crisis has…

Safeguarding Adults: Focus on Self-neglect

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The Richmond and Wandsworth Safeguarding Adults Board would like to raise awareness around the Safeguarding topic of self-neglect. What is Self-neglect? Self-neglect is a behavioural condition which leads to a…

Carers Right Day 2021

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Do you or someone you know, support someone who would not manage without help? Every day, 6,000 people in the United Kingdom become carers (Carers UK). Whether that is the…

Need help with your energy supply?

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Despite the current turmoil in the energy market there are still steps people can take to manage their energy supply. Citizens Advice Richmond has specialist energy advice that can help…
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