New figures from NHS Digital show that councils have received 1.8 million new requests for adult social care in 2017-18, an increase of 1.6 per cent on the previous year.
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The Making it Local LEADER Local Action Group, which is part of the LEADER European rural development funding programme, has awarded more than £1.5 million of funding over the past two years – supporting over 50 projects
Devon County Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement of extra funding for social care, designed to ease NHS winter pressures. But it warns ‘money alone will not fix the county’s bigger challenge’, which is that there are not enough people working in the domiciliary care sector in Devon.
Rebecca Tucker, 46, of Bradworthy and Luke Morley, 37, of Leicester, pleaded guilty to a range of charges under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and the Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007.
And its not just fixers and repair people they need – each café needs volunteers to help in a variety of roles from greeting to admin.
From December a small team of specialised trading standards auditors will be trained in an initial pilot. They will then pass what they have learned to trusted local traders who are part of the Buy With Confidence scheme (BWC).
As the Government announces measures to reduce the impact of additional winter pressures on critical front line health services, local Councils are taking steps to prevent people from going to hospital with preventable complaints or to help them return home as quickly as possible after treatment.