CDP network event – Thursday 27 April, 2023

Thank you to everyone who attend our April CDP networking event.

Guest speaker

Karen Berkley, Commissioner, Cambridgeshire County Council & Peterborough City Council, and colleagues joined us to present and discuss Care Together.

Find out about Care Together and contact via [email protected]  

Updates from attendees:

Cambridgeshire Libraries are working towards becoming a national databank. When at this point they will encourage groups to refer to them, so that they can help as many people as possible, groups can hold drop- in sessions within libraries and they encourage groups to get in touch.  

Cambridge Ahead are an academic and business partnership organisation. They are trying to understand where local businesses and universities can make a difference within the work that others are doing. Whether it’s supporting things that are already going on, providing resources, device, or training – it’s a big blank slate. They can raise help awareness with employers in the region.

We also heard about Mobilise, a platform aimed at families with unpaid carers.

Piloted for 3 months in Cambridgeshire it generated a significant number of connections between unpaid carers. Also, carers that weren’t necessarily known to health or social care. It is an interesting space, created through digital technology.

Links & Resources shared:

Planning the next meeting

The group voted for the next meeting to focus on the cost of living and to communicate via email. If you would like to attend this event and talk on a particular area, related to digital and the cost of living contact us [email protected]  

The next meeting will take place on Thursday 6th July at 1pm, reserve your place  and share this event with your contacts.

Everyone is welcome!

Contact us: [email protected]

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