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Brave Lancashire mum overcomes chronic pain to get first job in social care

With January being a tough month for many, a 40-year-old mum of four shares her inspiring story of taking up her first ever job in social care after undergoing treatment for chronic pain. Marion Barraclough from Nelson, Lancashire, has a…

New research exposes fostering myths fuelling the UK crisis

It is well-known that the well-being of vulnerable children is at stake due to a growing deficit in foster carers. In the UK, 82,170 children are currently in need of care, yet there are only 43,000 foster households in England. New research from the…

Vivup launches multi-generational benefit to support working families as childcare costs and absence levels soar

Vivup’s new FamilyCare employee benefit helps address these challenges by providing employees with a mechanism to search for care provision for the whole family, anywhere in the UK All Vivup employees have access to the FamilyCare platform Growing levels of…

Nourish Care expands into person-centred community care with CarePlanner acquisition. 

Nourish Care, the leading Digital Social Care records system signals expansion with acquisition of home care planning software CarePlanner Nourish Care has announced its expansion into improving outcomes for person-centred care anywhere with the acquisition of CarePlanner, the software used…

Woodstock Well Being Coordinator Wins Great British Care Award

Naomi Daglish, from Woodstock Care Home has been named the Activity Coordinator of the Year at The Great British Care Awards. This prestigious Award recognises unwavering commitment, passion and drive towards providing exceptional care to the elderly. Naomi wowed the…

“I now wake up and don’t dread the thought of work, and I go home feeling fulfilled and knowing that I have helped others and enriched their days.”

A 22-year-old mother of two from Tredegar has credited her apprenticeship for forging a rewarding career that makes a real difference to both her, and those she supports. Katie Hall, a Health and Social Care Apprentice at Augusta House, Blaenau…

Cardiff Carer Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

A full-time carer from Cardiff has won the Outstanding Achievement Award at the prestigious Advancing Healthcare Awards (AHA) Cymru. Alex Pawson was recognised at the annual awards which celebrate the work of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and Healthcare Scientists across…

Adivinia Home Manager Wins Great British Care Award

Erica Neal, Manager at Adivinia’s Hammerwich Hall care home, has been awarded the Care Home Registered Manager award at this year’s Great British Care Award. The award is given to the care home Managers who demonstrate a high level of…

Stroke survivor grandmother eats for first time in two years following treatment

A Lincolnshire grandmother who thought she would never eat again after a stroke has told how a course of innovative treatment made it possible for her to enjoy her favourite foods once more. Diana Tavner, 81, was diagnosed with dysphagia…

Affinity Trust repays SASC’s social investment loan and expands work in children’s services

Affinity Trust, a charity that supports people with learning disabilities across the UK, has repaid its £150K social investment loan from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) early. The loan enabled the charity to successfully move into delivering children’s services for…