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TURN2US logo 3deg strapline rgbThis Benefits Calculator is supplied by Turn2us, a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. The help text, updated by Turn2us, will guide you through each stage of the calculation.

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Care for a cuppa - online chats

Make yourself a cuppa and join us for an online chat

As a carer it’s important to take a little break and spend some time talking to people who understand what you’re going through. That’s why we’re organising a weekly online Care for a Cuppa through Zoom.

If you would like to join, please let us know by clicking the relevant link below. You’ll be sent a confirmation email with details on how to join the chat. Please note that it can take up to two working days for your confirmation email to come through. 

If you'd like to join a weekly chat with our Carers Wales team, click here.

Please read our guidelines for our online chats here.


Upcoming Care for a Cuppa dates

Join us for our weekly Care for a Cuppa Chats:

Monday 17 August 3-4pm - Book here

Tuesday 25 August 3-4pm - Our office will be closed on Monday 24 August, we will therefore be postponing this session to Tuesday 25 August Book here

Monday 31 August 3-4pm - Due to the bank holiday there will not be any session on this day


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Online Share and Learn sessions

We'll also be running online sessions where we'll share tips and skills on a range of topics - all from the comfort of your own home. 

Upcoming Share and Learn dates

Thursday 13 August 3-4pm - Practical support in your home
Dianna Stirling from the Disability Living Foundation will be facilitating a discussion on the adaptive aids, products and equipment that may help you to undertake your caring role. Book here.
 
Thursday 20 August 3-4pm - Looking after loved ones with learning difficulties 
Sarah from Mencap will be facilitating a discussion around looking after loved ones with learning difficulties, particularly during the pandemic. She will also be discussing their 'Treat me well' campaign, which looks at transforming how the NHS treats people with a learning disabilities. Book here.
 

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

To assist you and those you care for during this difficult time, we have put together the following sources of support.

We are regularly reviewing this content, in line with government guidance, to provide you with as much relevant information and support as possible.

Carers flu jabs - information for healthcare professionals

Carers UK is running an initiative to increase the take-up of free flu jabs by unpaid carers. Below are downloadable resources to help make carers attending your practice aware of their entitlement to a free flu jab. 

Download our poster signposting carers to GPs for their free flu jabs: print version | digital version (suitable for display on waiting room screens)

Download our poster signingposting carers to pharmacies for their free flu jabs: print version | digital version 

Download suggested text for contacting carers via text (SMS) or email

Download content to share on Twitter and Facebook

 

This campaign is supported by an independent educational grant from Seqirus.

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