On hearing the news yesterday around the changes to social care charging to come into play in 2023, we did a little happy dance assuming that as long as our family members had less than £20,000 they would not be… Read More »Following the government announcement – Changes to social care
The Essex Carers Network are joining up with Together Matters on a new program of work called family-to-family. We will shortly be running training for a small group of family carers using the thinking ahead and the I’m thinking ahead… Read More »Family-to-Family Planning for the Future
We have been asked by Essex County Council to share the following with our families regarding carer support services in Essex: Essex Carers Service: What you need to know Who is the Essex Carers Service for? A carer is someone… Read More »New Provider of Carer Support Services in Essex
Following our update in October there has been some more correspondence between the network and Essex Mencap with Cllr Spence. We have collated all the correspondence into one chronological document: ECN Essex Mencap – social care charging – all correspondence… Read More »Social Care Charging
Our meeting in March was a slightly overdue celebration of the networks 10th Birthday. We had a great meeting with invited speakers from The supporting carers In Essex partnership – Sonja Watts and The Hamelin Trust – Rachel Rafferty, who… Read More »Essex Carers Network celebrating 10th Birthday!