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A call to action on dementia training

The Minister of State for Care and Chief Executives of Health Education England and Skills for Care have written to those working in the health and care system to ask for their continued support on a key part of the … Read more »

Red Bag scheme launches in Warwickshire!

The national NHS Red Bag scheme will be launched in Warwickshire in the week commencing 18 March with an initial cohort of 32 Older People care homes across the county. The scheme aims to help facilitate a quick, safe and … Read more »

The appeal of meals on wheels

To support healthy, independent living, Warwickshire County Council is encouraging residents aged over 50, or adults with disabilities, to find out more about the county’s meals on wheels service. The service, which is delivered in Warwickshire by Apetito, provides hot … Read more »

Three new hospital step down services commissioned

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and Warwickshire County Council are working together to commission a number of hospital step down services to help people across Warwickshire get care they need outside an acute setting. Thanks to additional winter funding the … Read more »

Care home staff join forces on pressure ulcers

A series of events run by specialists at George Eliot Hospital will see nursing and care home staff join forces to help address the problem of pressure ulcers across the community in the north of the county. The hospital held its most … Read more »

Have your say on dementia services

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is seeking views to help shape the future of local services available to people living with dementia. WCC, in partnership with Better Health, Better Care, Better Value, is reviewing the 2016-19 Living Well with Dementia Strategy … Read more »

Provider Forums: 2019 dates for your diary

Warwickshire County Council holds quarterly Provider Forums to enable the local authority and their partners to meet together to network, share and discuss operational issues relating to service provision. It also provides an opportunity for strategic partners to deliver key … Read more »

Workshop success helps homelessness prevention agenda

Following the success of the Homelessness Prevention Conference in October 2018, Warwickshire County Council recently held two workshops on homelessness prevention aimed at social care practitioners. The workshops, which took place in February 2019, were facilitated by key partners – … Read more »