Emily Holzhausen OBE

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Emily Holzhausen OBE

Emily Holzhausen OBE

Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Carers UK
Emily leads on Carers UK work on unpaid carers including policy, parliamentary, research and media work, encompassing many issues relating to caring including employment. She was responsible for Carers UK’s Advice and Information services for 15 years, transforming the service into a wider digital offer. She has worked on numerous pieces of legislation across 9 different Government departments building up unpaid carers' rights. She leads Carers Week, one of the UK’s biggest awareness weeks involving thousands of local events and established Carers Rights Day now in its 21st year. She has undertaken over 40 pieces of original research into carers and caring, most recently with her team delivering Caring Behind Closed Doors, in April and then October 2020. She has been part of the Government’s Adult Social Care COVID-19 Taskforce and co-chairs the Carers Advisory Group. She has worked on the future of social care for nearly 29 years and is currently a Co-Chair of the Care and Support Alliance, an alliance of 70 organisations campaigning for better funding for social care. .Emily has been at Carers UK since 1996 and was awarded an OBE by the HM The Queen in 2015 for services to carers.
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Our latest webinar - recording coming soon!

Diabetes education & safety in care homes - took place Wednesday 21st October 2020 at 7 - 8 PM

EXPERT PANEL:
- Dr David Strain: Clinical Senior Lecturer, Diabetes and Vascular Research Centre
- Sarah Gregory: In-Patient DSN
- Dr Amar Puttana: Diabetes and Endocrinology consultant
- James Ridgeway: Education and Research Associate (eden care)

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