Monthly Archives: March 2015

We need to encourage collaboration in health and social care

Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations are best equipped to deal with some of the most intractable and high-cost health and social care issues, such as homelessness.

The new Care Act will affect Carers In Milton Keynes

From 1st April 2015, the Care Act comes into force and will represent the biggest change to social care in the UK for more than 60 years.

The changes will mean new rights and entitlements to unpaid carers living in Milton Keynes providing care or support to an adult family member, friend or neighbour.

Praise for carer Dion Willis, 18, who gets to elderly clients come rain, shine or bus delay

By CitizenNews  |

Dion Willis who cares for Gwyn Powell with his wife Brenda 

Helping people out of bed, doing their housework and taking them shopping – they are all in a day’s work for 18-year-old carer Dion Willis.

But for Dion, who is an apprentice carer, it is a little more challenging than for many of her colleagues.