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We are proud to be supporting Carers Rights Day 2020

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COVID-19 has impacted greatly on every aspect of caring, affecting carer’s access to support and services and their physical and mental wellbeing.  Many have become carers for the first time, with those who have been caring for a while are facing greater challenges and pressures than ever before.  That’s why it’s never been more important for carers to be informed and know their rights.

carers day 2020

Each year, Carers Rights Day helps to:


Local events

Across Plymouth and Devon there are a number of events planned to mark Carers Rights Day 2020 and to provide family and friend carers with the opportunity to access help, support and information.

  • Information for Plymouth Carers can be found here
  • Information for Devon Carers can be found here

 

Accessing support

We want to ensure you have access to support.  There are a number of carer support services available to you; please pick up the phone if you need help.

  • If you care for someone living in Plymouth contact Caring for Carers: 01752 201890
  • If you care for someone living in Devon contact Devon Carers: 0300 500 4043
  • If you care for someone living in Cornwall contact Kernow Carers: 0800 587 8191          

There’s also lots of information available to you through the Plymouth Online Directory and the carers section of our webpage.

Carers Rights Day is taking place on Thursday 26 November 2020.

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