Category: Adult social care

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Adult services stories.

Coronavirus: Husband and wife of 48 years reunited at care home after restrictions are eased


A Shropshire woman has spoken of her joy following an emotional reunion with her husband – after restrictions on indoor visits at…

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Council reflects on past year to mark World Social Work Day

Ubuntu I am because we are

To mark World Social Work Day, (Tuesday 16 March 2021), we look back at how those in social care, have stepped up and risen to the unprecedented challenges faced over the past 12 months

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Coronavirus: Shropshire Council launches fast track access to vaccinations for homeless


Shropshire Council has launched a programme to vaccinate rough sleepers and the homeless in the county as part of its efforts to…

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Coronavirus: We are making it easier for unpaid carers to book their vaccinations


We are now making it easier for unpaid carers to book their COVID-19 vaccinations.  In the past few days, we have contacted over…

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Coronavirus: Unpaid carers to receive their vaccinations

An adult receiving social care

As of today, Tuesday 23 February 2021, unpaid carers aged 18-64 can book a vaccination appointment via the national booking system without…

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Coronavirus: Shropshire businesses offered the chance to deliver rapid testing


More businesses in Shropshire are being offered the opportunity to take part in a programme of rapid testing for COVID-19 for their…

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New Direct Payments vision opens doors for people to live their lives the way they want

Infographic re Direct Payments vision

Open and honest, flexible and creative, clear and simple: this is the council’s new co-produced Direct Payments vision and policy   The new…

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News from our partners: 95% of callers satisfied with local out of hours palliative care provision

Healthwatch Shropshire

News from our partners Healthwatch Shropshire Healthwatch Shropshire and Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin have just published a report about how palliative care…

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New carers support service launches


Shropshire Council’s new Carers Support Team will offer support to thousands of unpaid carers across the county  A new service for unpaid…

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Coronavirus: Further changes to services for adults with learning disabilities and older people

Coronavirus - service updates graphic

Day service centres for adults with learning disabilities and older people will continue to remain closed until mid-February 2021. Aquamira, Abbots Wood…

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