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The national disability charity Sense has issued a statement in response to today’s Budget delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP.

BUDGET IS “MISSED OPPORTUNITY” TO SUPPORT DISABLED PEOPLE, SAYS SENSE

The national disability charity Sense has issued a statement in response to today’s Budget delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP.  Whilst the Budget included...
Linda, who has been supported by learning disability charity Hft since 2007, is walking 14km to raise money for the charity.

LEARNING DISABILITY SERVICE USER STEPS UP TO CHARITY CHALLENGE

A woman with learning disabilities is clocking up the miles by walking 14km in laps of her garden to raise £1,000 for the charity which supports her. Linda lives at a service in Stonehouse...
Care Workers' Charity 2020 Impact Report

THE CARE WORKERS’ CHARITY PUBLISHES 2020 IMPACT REPORT

The Care Workers’ Charity has provided grants of over £2 million in total to support care workers in 2020, it has been revealed.  The Care Workers’ Charity has published...
International Care Worker Recruitment

UK TO STRENGTHEN ETHICAL APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL CARE WORKER RECRUITMENT

The UK has updated its Code of Practice (CoP) for the international recruitment of health and social care staff to align with the World Health Organization, widening the global market from which the...
All those on the GP learning disability register should be prioritised for a COVID-19 vaccine, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (KVCI) has advised the government.

LEARNING DISABILITY COMMUNITY RESPONDS TO VACCINE PRIORITISATION NEWS

All those on the GP learning disability register should be prioritised for a COVID-19 vaccine, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (KVCI) has advised the government. Under this...
NCF Comment on Easing of Care Home Restrictions

NATIONAL CARE FORUM WELCOMES CARE HOME VISITOR NEWS

Following the news that care home residents will be allowed one indoor visitor from the 8th March, the National Care Forum (NCF) – the leading member association for not-for-profit social care...
Greyland Ltd is proud to announce that Spray & Wipe Ultra, its multipurpose antiviral surface cleaner, has been tested against the SARS-CoV-2 virus using the NEN 14675 Standard Method.

TESTING SUCCESS FOR GREYLAND SURFACE CLEANER

Greyland Ltd is proud to announce that Spray & Wipe Ultra, its multipurpose antiviral surface cleaner, has been tested against the SARS-CoV-2 virus using the NEN 14675 Standard Method. The...
Calls to Resume Care Home Visits

GOVERNMENT URGED TO RESUME CARE HOME VISITS BY MARCH

Several major voices within the care sector have joined together to call on the government to resume care home visits by 1st March 2021. The National Care Forum, Age UK, Relatives and Residents...
Nursing Applications Surge

NURSING APPLICATIONS IN ENGLAND UP BY OVER A THIRD

Applications to nursing courses in England have increased by 34%, figures published by UCAS today have revealed.  UCAS has received 48,830 applications to nursing courses in England, up from...
The public are being called upon to apply for short-term and long-term opportunities in the adult social care sector to support care home residents and those being cared for at home.

CAMPAIGN AND SCHEMES LAUNCHED TO BOOST ADULT SOCIAL CARE WORKFORCE

The public are being called upon to apply for short-term and long-term opportunities in the adult social care sector to support care home residents and those being cared for at home. The impact...

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