Category: Adult social care

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Adult services stories.

New dementia resource launches at Church Stretton Library to mark Dementia Action Week

17/05/2024
Dementia books

A collection of resources to help people whose lives are affected by dementia was launched this week at Church Stretton Library as…

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News from our partners: Look after your mental health

15/05/2024
Rugby star Dan

News from our partners WithYou “It doesn’t matter how tough you are, life can be tougher”: local person urges people to look…

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Move more for your mental health!

13/05/2024
Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 graphic

People of all ages are being encouraged to move more for their mental health, as part of this year’s Mental Health Awareness…

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Council launches new online financial assessment calculator for adult social care

08/05/2024
an adult social care service user

A new online tool will help people find out how much they may have to pay towards their care and support. Shropshire…

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Consultation extended to seek views on independent living and specialist accommodation strategy

25/04/2024
Library image: credit Marcus Aurelius, Pexels images

A consultation to seek the views on independent living and specialist accommodation in Shropshire has been extended. The Draft Independent Living and Specialist…

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SWG Construction named contractors for modifications of Coton Hill House in Shrewsbury

22/04/2024

Work is starting today on a project to create a new supported housing scheme in Shrewsbury. Building contractor SWG Construction has been…

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18 voluntary and community groups benefit from grants for health and wellbeing

18/04/2024

Voluntary and community organisations across Shropshire have been awarded grants to help them support local communities. The Adult Social Care Preventative Small…

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News from our partners: Celebrations for new Highley Health and Wellbeing Centre’s grand unveiling

11/04/2024
l-to-r: Tom Quinn, Highley Parish Council; Cecelia Motley, Shropshire Council's Cabinet member for adult social care and public health; Dr Steve Yell, Highley Medical Centre; Jamie Bryant, Halo Leisure;, Rachel Connolly, Highley Medical Practice; Pete Vinall, Highley Parish Council; and Mark Williams, local Shropshire Councillor for Highley.

News from our partners NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin / Integrated Care System After over 18 months of planning and three busy…

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Shropshire Council awards new contract for community equipment service

03/04/2024
Library image: Credit Pexels, Centre for Ageing Better

Shropshire Council has awarded a contract for the provision of a community equipment service to Medequip, following a competitive tender process. The…

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Care experience recognised as a protected characteristic in Shropshire

25/03/2024
Care experienced made a protected characteristic by Full Council. Left-to-right: Andy Begley, chief executive; Tanya Miles, executive director for people;, Lezley Picton, Leader of the Council; Mr Shemmel; Kirstie Hurst Knight, Cabinet member for children and education; Tony Parsons, a local Shropshire Councillor for Bayston Hill, Sutton and Column; and Tom Mosley, personal adviser, looked-after children.

Last week Shropshire Council voted to accept a proposal that people with care experience are treated as if it were a protected…

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