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A round up of the local - and national - news affecting carers

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Art competition for Carers Week

Action for Carers Surrey launches an art competition in support of Carers Week, asking carers to design a poster with the theme of 'Making caring visible'.

Adult carers
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Surrey launches virtual wellbeing hub to support mental health

There’s new support in Surrey if you, or someone you love, is struggling with depression, anxiety or low mood. Surrey Virtual Wellbeing Hub offers interactive mental health and emotional wellbeing support, plus activities and access to further services.

Adult carers

Caring during Ramadan

Despite these difficult times, many of Surrey's Muslims will be observing Ramadan, which starts Thursday 23 April. For carers, it can be a particularly challenging time.

Adult carers
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Support for survivors of domestic abuse in Surrey

Unfortunately lockdown and isolation have seen a steep increase in the number of domestic abuse cases, however the current situation makes it much harder for people to access help and to report incidents. We are joining agencies across Surrey to make people aware of the support which remains in place and to raise awareness of what you can do if you suspect someone may be at risk.

Adult carers

New survey

Carers UK are running a new short survey to find out how carers are experiencing the Coronavirus crisis.

Adult carers