Finally, a program that tackles care issues in later life.
However hard a watch at times (and the word bleak springs to mind), as a drama it inevitably had to choose how it told this story. The ending – where NHS continuing healthcare funding is finally agreed enabling Mum to move to an appropriate nursing home - may leave the uninitiated viewer with the impression that it all works out fine in the end.
Moore & Tibbits donned their finest Christmas knitwear in support of Christmas Jumper Day. So far we have raised £150.00 for Save the Children. This money can help to:
- Provide a bike for a health worker in Tanzania so they can reach places cars cannot ; - Equip two midwives in Afghanistan with birthing kits to bring a new born safely into the world; - Pay for antibiotics for 30 children suffering from pneumonia (one of the biggest killers of children); and - Help 112 children recover from diarrhoea!
We are delighted to announce that from 1st October 2018 we have been awarded a legal aid franchise for community care cases, which means that we can reach even more people who may need advice and representation.
After a busy couple of months our Health and Community Care Team have successfully presented their Care Act Seminar to 5 separate venues. From health care professionals, care workers, information officers and advocates to charity workers and support officers, our list of attendees reached over 90!
Resolution (http://www.resolution.org.uk/) has urged the Government to end ‘the blame game’ and urgently reform divorce law for the sake of the children of separating couples. This follows the government having recently taken the encouraging step of announcing a divorce law consultation