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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 »

Nutrition and hydration training courses for Care Homes

Nutrition and hydration training courses for care homes are now available in Warwickshire. The training has been written by Registered Dietitians to help care home staff put the Warwickshire Nutrition and Hydration Standards into practice. The training includes: Nutrition Champion … Read more »

Are you aware of County Lines?

As part of the Government’s ongoing commitment to tackle serious and violent crime, the Home Office has relaunched its County Lines awareness-raising campaign. ‘County Lines’ is a term used when drug gangs from big cities expand their operations to smaller … Read more »

Mental Health Directory of support services is launched

The South Warwickshire Mental Health Partnership, made up of professionals from the third and public sectors, aims to improve awareness of mental health support services in South Warwickshire. Each year, the Partnership holds an annual event to bring organisations together … Read more »

Enhanced MECC training available in Warwickshire

Enhanced MECC (Making Every Contact Count) training is available now in Warwickshire. MECC is an NHS designed intervention approach to behaviour change that uses the millions of day-to-day interactions that organisations and people have with other people to support them … Read more »