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The Government are consulting people about what should be in its Green Paper on social care. They are holding events around the country - if you would like to attend there are details on our website.

http://www.carersuk.org/Getinvolved/Eve ... onalevents
Hi there congratulations Alex for raising this issue so prominently. The NUS would be a powerful ally....maybe they could get the TUC to take up...? I'm sure the CF trust would also back this campaign, they have a huge media and political profile, and obviously do a lot for Alex you and Sarah are pr...
South Yorkshire's voluntary and community sector has started a new campaign called 'Amazing People' - they have a new information website, 'how to' guides and other resources to help voluntary sector campaigners and groups. More information/ downloads at: www.amazingpeople.org.uk If anyone has a cha...
I'd just like to wish Wendy and all the delegation of carers meeting Ivan Lewis, all the best today. It's not easy to come forward and put your views to a minister. There's a news piece on our website, adapted from an article in Wendy's local paper. http://www.carersuk.org/Getinvolved/Equ ... 120948...
Hi Dorothy/everyone Not sure if its useful for background reading but Age Concern have recently done some work showing massive shifts in levels of continuing care - www.tinyurl.com/531zmr and there's a news article in this week's Community Care about how murky the situation is in many areas]http://w...
The EDCM campaign needs your help to urge as many MPs as possible to attend a Parliamentary meeting on disabled children on 6th May . The meeting will be an opportunity for your MP to quiz Andrew Adonis, the Minister responsible for disabled children and their families, on the government's plans to ...
Hi Chas - I'd also be really interested to know how your meeting goes on Saturday, as this could be an issue for other groups to to take up, and so be good to hear Social Services response. I don't know if you've signed up to Equal Partners - Carers UK's free campaigning network for carers' groups? ...
The Every Disabled Child Matters campaign has secured a new duty on local authorities to provide parents of disabled children with a short break:

More on website- www.carersuk.org/Newsandcampaigns/News/1205941792
Hi I know Rosemary's too modest to shout about it, so I just wanted to let you know there's an interview with her on the Equal Partners website talking about how the internet and forums, can be used to campaign. http://www.carersuk.org/Getinvolved/Equ ... 1205402334 If anyone else has got campaignin...
The Department of Health would like to interview people who have got involved in their local health services - e.g. taking part in consultation groups run by the Primary Care Trust, or improved the way GPs and hospitals respond to carers. Telephone interviews are likely to take place next week. If y...