Tag Archives: caring

Caring Across Generations

The Care Quality Commission is keen to raise awareness of the resources available to carers to help them make informed decisions about care and this is behind the new #CaringAcrossGenerations campaign. A growing number of people are now caring across … Continue reading

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Leeds puts best foot forward for Learning Disability Week

Learning Disability Week is a week of national campaigning and raising awareness. Once again in Leeds a group of dedicated walkers will put their best foot forward to march on and raise money to improve the lives of people living … Continue reading

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National Carers Week – It’s time to celebrate caring

Carers Week, Monday 8 to Sunday 14 June, celebrates and recognises the amazing work of all of the UK’s 6.5 million unpaid carers. The UK-wide annual awareness campaign aims to improve the lives of carers and the people they care … Continue reading

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Dying to be heard… please

There are some blog subjects that are easy to write and a delight to research. Then there are some which make you stop and shudder; that stay with you long after the words have been written and the ‘save’ button … Continue reading

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Why I care about caring

Our latest post by Dennis Holmes, Deputy Director of Adult Social Care Services, reflects on personal experience of using care services. I just celebrated my birthday, though maybe ‘celebrate’ is a bit of a strong word. I’ve found as the years have passed, … Continue reading

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