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Carers Week 2012 - 18 to 24 June 2012 - Cumbria Events

Carlisle Carers Association

Carers Week 2012 from 18 to 24 June 2012. The theme this year is "In sickness and in health”. We are asking carers how your caring role impacts on your health and wellbeing. Are you worried that the cuts to services from statutory agencies and government bodies will make you shoulder more of the burden? Are you already feeling the effects of the cuts to local services, if so we are keen to hear how its affecting your life.

Is Disability Personalisation working? - Research Report Released

New independent research now released

During late 2011 Merseyside Disability Federation commissioned, on behalf of the North West Disability Infrastructure Partnership (NWDIP), a series of facilitated focus groups covering each NWDIP member’s geographical area.

The sessions ran in November and December and were designed to:


Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust - 1000 Voices Survey

We are writing our Quality Strategy for 2012-14. Through the Quality Strategy we will identify ways of improving the services we provide for our patients. We all want to help make our services better. The 1000 Voices campaign is about allowing you, our service users, members, governors, staff to share your ideas about what you think we should be doing. If you have used our health services and think you could give suggestions of how we could improve them please fill in our 1000 Voices survey and get your voice heard.

Independent Complaints Advocacy Service for NHS-funded Treatment or Care

Supports people who want to complain about NHS-funded Treatment or Care

The role of the Independent Complaints Advocacy Service is to support people who want to make a complaint about their NHS-funded treatment or care. Itis a free, confidential and independent service designed to help people understand their rights and make informed choices.

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Networking Lunch, Penrith

Engaging with Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

A lunchtime networking meeting with Tom Bell, GP & Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Thursday, 29 March from 12.30 to 2.30pm at Penrith Rugby Club, Winters Park

This event has now been held

The session will give participants a better understanding of the Trust and will cover in brief:

Carers Conference Friday 30 March

Rheged Centre, Penrith - Friday 30 March, 10am to 3pm

Carers conference focuses on mental health

Carers of people experiencing mental health problems will be attending an inspirational conference later this month (30 March) to learn about the future development of mental health services in the county.


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