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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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NHS Vaccination Survey

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NHS England and Improvement are working alongside other health officials including Public Health England and the North East and Cumbria Integrated Care System to further understand how we can increase the number of care home staff getting access to the vaccine.  To get involved in this project, you will have to complete a short survey […]

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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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Lateral Flow Tests at Home

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Meeting up with friends? Going for an appointment?  Then help keep everyone safe by taking a test before you go. Get one at your nearest testing site or order them for collection or home delivery.  To order rapid lateral flow tests to be sent to your home click here. To collect a test kit from […]

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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 […]