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Young Carers Awareness Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Carers, News on 28th January, 2020

Young Carers Awareness Day

Young Carers Awareness Day is an annual event organised by the Carers Trust and this year it will be taking place on the Thursday 30 January. The event aims to support the thousands of young carers across the UK looking after loved ones who are ill, disabled or who misuse...

Carers Rights Day 2019

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Carers, Mental health, News on 21st November, 2019

Carers Rights Day 2019

In a collaboration between our organisation, carers, Devon Carers and Torbay Carers a podcast has been recorded for Carers Rights Day, which takes place today. The podcast aims to answer four frequently asked questions from carers supporting someone with mental health challenges to carer support officers. Click here to listen to the podcast or read...

Carers’ Week

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Carers, News on 11th June, 2019

Carers’ Week

This week we are celebrating Carers’ Week 2019 which is a good opportunity to update you on how our work with carers is going from strength to strength. It has been a year since we launched our Carers and Families Strategy 2018-2021, which was co-designed and produced by carers and staff, and...

New carers’ support programme to begin in Exeter

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Carers, News on 13th February, 2019

An exciting new programme providing support for carers of people with dementia, to be delivered by Sensory Trust, a charity based at the Eden Project in Cornwall, is to begin in Exeter at the end of February. The programme starts on Wednesday 27 February and will be held at St Sidwell's...

Young Carers say “Care for me too”

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Carers, Mental health, News on 31st January, 2019

Today is Young Carers’ Awareness Day, an annual event organised by the Carers’ Trust to promote young carer related issues and the challenges they face in their roles as carers. The theme for this year’s Young Carers Awareness Day is mental health. With 1 in 5 secondary school pupils now having...

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