Care

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 and left unable to swallow following a stroke in May, 2019. Her speech was also […]

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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 the first time and become a leading provider of Positive Behavioural Support (PBS)[i] in England. […]

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Record number of hits for NHS Wales website after unprecedented year

North Wales residents can quickly check symptoms for variety of conditions at NHS 111 Wales online. ONLINE symptom checkers can save North Wales patients time by helping them find the right service for treatment. Symptoms can be quickly checked for a variety of conditions and advice given on the best way to treat them by […]

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Specialist school unveils new sixth form and plans for future growth

AN INDEPENDENT care and education business plans for further growth after an excellent Estyn inspection. And Bryn Tirion Hall School has unveiled a new sixth form at its Caergwrle site to meet demand and support vulnerable children with special needs as they prepare for their future careers. Principal Paddy Prendergast revealed they have recruited six […]

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