The contract for the Worcestershire Domestic Abuse Service (WDAS) has been awarded to a partnership between West Mercia Women’s Aid (WMWA) and Rooftop Housing Group.
Published on Friday, 7th July 2017
Worcestershire is bucking the national trend when it comes to the quality of care being provided in its care and nursing homes.
Published on Friday, 23rd June 2017
Worcestershire is currently ranked the best county in the country for quality of care.
Published on Thursday, 20th April 2017
"It's one of the best experiences I have ever had." These are the words of Hattie Wood, a recent graduate from the Step Up to Social Work programme with Worcestershire County Council.
Published on Tuesday, 24th January 2017
The Chief Executive of Worcestershire County Council says that she is confident that the right leadership team is now in place to improve outcomes for the county's children.
Published on Wednesday, 21st December 2016
With Christmas almost upon us, people across Worcestershire are being asked to take time to make sure their elderly neighbours are not alone during the festive season.
Published on Wednesday, 30th November 2016
The Odeon Worcester, will hold the county's first ever dementia friendly screening on Thursday December 1
Published on Thursday, 24th November 2016
A Worcestershire County Council Social Worker has won the Mentor of the Year Award from the University of Worcester.
Published on Wednesday, 16th November 2016
A Worcestershire County Council Team Leader has been honoured with an award from Kidderminster College.
Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016
On 20 October, Worcestershire County Council will help to launch the countywide Autism Strategy.
Published on Wednesday, 7th September 2016
Event to showcase services for older people is back in the Wyre Forest this September
Published on Monday, 8th August 2016
Worcestershire County Council is working in partnership with the Stroke Association to commission a new support service for people who have suffered strokes, their families and carers.
Published on Monday, 1st August 2016
Worcestershire County Council has brought together support services for unpaid adult carers in to one convenient place.
Published on Thursday, 16th June 2016
The Worcestershire Works Well initiative has organised an event to celebrate improved health in the workplace and recognise the achievements of three local businesses for improved health and wellbeing
Published on Monday, 23rd May 2016
Worcestershire County Council's ground-breaking Reconnections scheme has been praised by the Minister for Civil Society who said it has a clear focus on reducing loneliness and the knock on costs to t
Published on Monday, 16th May 2016
Over 40% of the UK population have a close friend or family member with dementia. The condition is mainly associated with older age so, with people living longer, it’s on the increase.
Published on Monday, 9th May 2016
Worcestershire Safeguarding Adults Board (WSAB) is committed to preventing abuse of people with a mental health condition and supports Mental Health Week 16 to 22 May.
Published on Tuesday, 1st March 2016
The first Worcestershire Community Connect event, for people looking for care and support, was hailed a success as tributes poured in.
Published on Thursday, 25th February 2016
The Public Health 'Healthy Communities' team in partnership with Rooftop Housing Group is offering two ‘introduction to the internet’ sessions in Wychavon using the Mobile Library bus.
Published on Friday, 8th January 2016
New phone numbers will give Worcestershire residents direct access to the County Council's Adult and Children's Social Care Services.
Published on Wednesday, 4th November 2015
Worcestershire County Council, as part of a joint nomination with South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (SWCCG) and Worcestershire Association of Carers, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Health Service Journal Awards.
Published on Wednesday, 12th August 2015
On 31st July, two members from Worcestershire's Youth Cabinet embarked on a trip to the UK Youth Parliament Annual Sitting 2015 as part of their elected roles as Members of Youth Parliament (MYP).
Published on Thursday, 9th July 2015
Worcestershire County Council is completing its medium term plan to put Children's Social Care in the best position to achieve the best outcomes for Worcestershire's Looked After Children.
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