Carers Rights Day 26th November 2020 Join online events
THURSDAY 26th NOVEMBER
Virtual: Marie Quinn from M2M Solicitors will be discussing the following topics:
11.00 – 11.30am Employment rights, including flexible working and reasonable adjustments
11.30 – 12.00pm Housing Benefit, including bedroom tax
12.00 12.30pm Tenancies, including assignment and succession.
12.30 – 1.00pm Going to court and appointing a litigation friend
Virtual: 2.00 - 3.00pm Sham Baig – Team Manager at the funding offices team will be discussing The Care Act
This will be a presentation covering Direct Payments (also referred to as a Personal Budget) and your rights to an assessment and what this entails. There will be an opportunity to ask questions but please note that Sham is unable to discuss individual cases.
Virtual: From 3.00 – 4.00pm Veronique Muhammad will be discussing digital resources available to carers
Digital resources can help find targeted information, build networks of support, develop personal resilience and manage care more effectively.
FRIDAY 27th NOVEMBER Due to popular demand
Virtual: From 10.00 – 12.00pm A Department of Work & Pensions presentation, delivered by Colin Morris
Colin is a Partner Advisor for the Department of Work and Pensions and has over 30 years of knowledge and experience. He will be covering topicsincluding, furlough, redundancies, pensions, benefits and your rights as a carer.
The Virtual sessions are being managed by TuVida’s Carers Hub in the Ealing area and will run on various online platforms such as Zoom and MS Teams (laptop/tablet/mobile with speaker & camera required)
Message from Healthwatch West Berkshire:
|Join us at our 5th
Thinking Together event on 19th November, 1:30pm – 3:30pm, focusing on “Crisis
Service Review Update” and “How Covid-19 has effected your mental health”
A great chance also to share your experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic. What did you find helped your cope, what services worked well, what worked less well, what affected your mood or anxiety levels etc. Its your chance to have your voice heard and help influence services and commissioning in the future.
If you would like to register you can do so on Eventbrite.
Once you have registered, the Zoom link will be shared with you nearer the time of the event
The November edition of 'Our News' has been released from the Neighbourhood Watch Team. Download it here and have a read!
Due to Covid-19, we regret that this year we will not be holding the Annual Parish Meeting, the Chair will look forward to hosting that meeting in May 2021.