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A dose of nature!

Being outdoors and feeling connected to nature can bring lots of health benefits for both our physical and mental wellbeing.  Fresh air, the space to think and enjoy positive thoughts, exercise and the companionship offered by a group activity are … Read more »

Declare Your Care

Declare Your Care is a year-long campaign encouraging people to share their experiences of care – good or bad – in order to support CQC’s monitoring, inspecting and rating of services.  CQC are currently focusing on children and young people, … Read more »

What is the Carers Wellbeing Service?

The Carers Wellbeing Service, delivered by Carers Trust, is a service commissioned by WCC to provide information and support to unpaid carers within Warwickshire.               Who are carers? The term ‘Carer’ can often be … Read more »

Care Companion: new online resource launched

There are currently around seven million people regularly taking care of family and friends in the UK, that is one in ten and this number is rising. The support and wellbeing of people with caring responsibilities is something that is being addressed with the introduction of a new … Read more »

Understanding dementia in Warwickshire

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and an opportunity to raise awareness of dementia. As the number of people diagnosed with dementia increases, Warwickshire County Council (WCC) are helping residents to understand dementia, what to do if they have concerns about … Read more »

New AskSARA website could make life easier

A new website has been launched in Warwickshire that shows people gadgets and solutions that can make life easier for them. Called AskSARA, the easy-to-use website helps improve people’s access to a range of ‘self-help’ smart technology and associated services … Read more »

Limb restriction care services re-launched

Local NHS providers and Warwickshire County Council, through the Warwickshire Cares Better Together programme, are working together to help people with limb restrictions across Warwickshire receive care in the most appropriate setting. Two new services have been launched: Short-term (time … Read more »