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Monthly Archives: February 2016


Benefit Cap Victory for Carers

February 5th, 2016

The government has announced that all carers in receipt of Carer’s Allowance will be exempt from the benefit cap.  Read the full article here: Benefit Cap Victory for Carers


Carer’s Questions Event – 1st April 2016

February 15th, 2016

Are you a carer for a loved one or family member? Or do you work with carers? Would you like the opportunity to ask your questions directly to the people who make decisions about social care? Here is your chance! Healthwatch Essex would like to invite you to a Carer’s Questions Event on Friday 1st…


Carers Week Launched – 6-12 June 2016

February 26th, 2016

Carers Week 2016 – a nationwide awareness campaign to improve public understanding about caring and the unique challenges carers face – will run from 6-12 June. Click here to find out more: Carers Week 2016