Southampton Home to School Transport policy consultation

The Home to School Transport policy consultation is now live on the Southampton City Council website and will run until 19th December 2018. Please note amended dates for engagement events.Read more

Distance Carers Hull publishes research results

Research into the specific issues facing long distance carers has now been published. Read the report here.Read more

Carers Rights Day 2018

Friday 30th November is Carers Rights Day. Carers UK have some great advice and resources for employers.Read more

NHS England free guides to healthy caring and healthy ageing

NHS England has produced two free guides to support the health and wellbeing of carers and older people.Read more

How to cope as a carer

A really helpful leaflet from Mind on managing stress as a carer #NationalStressAwarenessDayRead more

Give your views on proposed adult social care charging policy and future of two care homes

Southampton City Council are seeking your views on Future of two residential care homes Adult Social Care charging policy review Both consultations close Wednesday 16 January 2019Read more

NEW Healthy Ageing and Healthy Caring guides

Free from NHS England, The Healthy Ageing and Healthy Caring guides provide information to older people and carers about  staying healthy, fit and independent  during the winter months, identifies the support that’s available to help maintain their heath and wellbeing and can help ease some of the winter pressures on the NHS systems.Read more

Decision-making and mental capacity

NICE guideline [NG108] Published date: October 2018. This covers decision-making in people 16 years and over who may lack capacity now or in the future. It aims to help health and social care practitioners support people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity to do so. It also helps practitioners to keep people who lack capacity at the centre of the decision-making process.Read more

Free help to keep warm

With cold weather on the way, it's time to start preparing for the cooler temperatures ahead. For switching tariffs, help to apply for the Warm Home Discount or deal with fuel debt, benefit checks, support to apply for insulation or heating improvements grants or free draught proofing materials and temporary heating for households where heating has failed contact Southampton Healthy Homes by phone 0800 804 8601 or email [email protected]Read more

Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group Community Engagement Events

Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group upcoming meetings open to the publicRead more

Communicare Homecoming Project is ‘open for business’

Communicare's Homecoming Project offers people help in the first few days, or even weeks, when they are discharged from hospital and is run by us and staffed by our committed, kind-hearted, Communiteers, who act as good neighbours; generously providing their practical and emotional support.Read more

Dead Good Days Events Announced

From 23rd October to 17th November a series of family friendly events, workshops and talks to entertain, inform, intrigue and equip us all to better deal with death, dying, life and loss.Read more