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Carers Week 2016 – Listening to Somerset’s Carers

Somerset County Council in partnership with Carers’ Voice Somerset is recognising the important role carers play in people’s lives during national Carers Week 2016 (6-10 June). There are approximately 60,000 (1) people in Somerset who care for a relative or friend. However, often people do not recognise themselves to be carers and do not access […]

Local carers launch ‘Commitment’ to improve services

Local carers have launched a ‘Commitment to Carers’ to help create new and improved services in the county. Carers’ Voice Somerset, an organisation that represents local carers, has coordinated the development of the ‘Commitment to Carers’ in partnership with Somerset County Council, Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and local carers support providers. Over 70 carers […]