Worried about the change from DLA to PIP? Applying for PIP and want to make sure you fill out the form with the right detail. Have you been sent a PIP renewal and you want to get the form right?… Read More »Benefits Webinar – Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
We need you! . . . . . focus group to inform the development of a new short stay residential support service in Essex.
The Essex Carers Network are hosting a focus group for families who may like to feed into and inform the development of a new support service for adults with learning disabilities that Essex County Council are undertaking, in order to… Read More »We need you! . . . . . focus group to inform the development of a new short stay residential support service in Essex.
Is paid work something you aspire to for your family member with a learning disability and or autism? Is your family member coming up to leaving education and you are thinking maybe paid work is the next step? Is it… Read More »Paid work . . . just a dream or could it be a reality?
On Friday the government announced steps to ensure that unpaid carers can use a specific letter to identify themselves to gain priority for the booster jabs for COVID-19 along with paid care workers, if there are long queues. You can… Read More »Priority for family carers at Vaccination centres
The Essex Carers Network Advent Challenge will see Wendy our coordinaotor and members of the management team looking very festive each day throughout December raising money to provide resources for our families. If you can spare a couple of pounds… Read More »ECN Advent Challenge
Octobers newsletter gives our families an update on our plans and what’s in the pipeline. Click on the link below to read in full. http://www.essexcarersnetwork.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/ECN-items-of-interest-October-2021.pdf
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