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Professional Care Workers Week 2021

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From 6th – 10th September 2021, Professional Care Workers Week ran for a fourth time, with an aim of shining a light on the excellent work conducted in the social care sector. The platform is organised by the Care Workers Charity and is aimed to provide a virtual space to explore some of the issues […]

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Connecting With Nature to Improve Mental Health

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The theme of 2021’s Mental Health Week was Nature. ‘There is something to be wondered at in all of Nature’ – Aristotle Mark Rowland, the Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundations explained why they chose Nature as this year’s theme. Nature is central to our psychological and emotional health, and it’s almost impossible to […]

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Autism Charity Creates Fund to Revolutionise the Provision of Care for Autistic Adults

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Autism charity Autistica has joined forces with CareTech Charitable Foundation to create the Social Care Action Fund, intending to establish new ways to ensure autistic adults receive personised, safe, and effective care. Autistica will support researchers with funding to develop successful proposals. Investing a total of £100,000 over the coming three years through the Grant […]

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Promoting Mental Wellbeing

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As we mark the anniversary of the beginning of the first lockdown, it’s safe to say we have all found the last year difficult. For those who are in at-risk groups, those who are already experiencing mental health issues or those with learning or physical difficulties, the added strain of the pandemic has put further […]