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February Pigeon Post from Age UK Barnet now available

The February copy of Age UK Barnet's Pigeon Post is now available.  Packed with 14 pages of information on what is going on in the borough, if you care for someone who is elderly this is a great place to find out essential information.  Those, like me, who are now...

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Advocacy services in Barnet

What is advocacy? Advocacy is free, independent support to involve you in decisions about your health, care and wellbeing.  An advocate is an independent professional who is on your side. They can support you to have your say and know your rights. Advocates don’t work...

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Disability-related expenses

If you care for someone with a disability or a medical condition, there may be extra costs involved in helping them manage this. These are called disability-related expenses. There are many examples of these and they could vary from special dietary requirements to...

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Welcome to 2022

Welcome to 2022.  We hope that this will be a better year for carers in the borough and that we start to see the tail end of the COVID pandemic.  We are currently working on our programme for the first quarter of the year which will include new face-to-face activity,...

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Christmas opening and support for carers

The office will be closed on the following days over the Christmas period and we will be operating with a small staff on other days running up to a full reopening on the 4th January. ClosedBank Holiday 27th DecemberBank Holiday 28th DecemberBank Holiday 3rd January...

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Tell us what services you want in 2022

As we head towards 2022 we are starting work on our new programmes to help support carers for the next year.  We want to know how we can best support you and what kind of services you would like us to deliver. It will be a vital year for carers.  The local authority...

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A great Carers Rights Day – Thank you

Thanks to all of you who joined us for this year's Carers Rights Day.  Many of you joined us for our online talks about what support and information is available for you across Barnet from both Barnet Carers and many other organisations. Carers Rights Day is an...

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Celebrating Carers Rights Day in Barnet

Carers Rights Day 2021 takes place on the 25th November.  It is an important opportunity for carers and organisations representing carers to be loud and clear about the vital and important role that carers play within our society, what their rights are and what we...

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New website launched for Barnet carers

Barnet Carers is relaunching its website this coming Monday - 15th November 2021.  The new website aims to provide information and support to informal carers across Barnet 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The site will provide information to carers specific to the...

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Carers Rights Day 2021

Whether you are a new carer or have been caring for someone for a while, we believe that it’s important that you understand your rights and are able to access the support that is available to you as soon as you need it. Many people are taking on more caring...

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