Tags: Social Care
A guide to being active at home during the coronavirus outbreak
- Active at Home (PDF, 3.5 Mb)
Posted: Sun, 03 Jan 2021 20:41 by Becky Jones
New Coronavirus support line launched
A new support line has been launched to support the most vulnerable members of our community.
The new support line - which can be reached on 0300 126 1000 (Option 5) - allows those who cannot leave their homes under current restrictions and those who have nobody to call upon for help, to request support in getting access to food, prescriptions and other vital services... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:12 by Becky Jones
Free training, advice and support is available.
If you are volunteering or coming together, forming groups to lend a helping hand to neighbours at this difficult time. Northamptonshire ACRE can provide support and advice for you on matters including policies and safety information.
It's important that community groups bear in mind their duty of care not only to their volunteers but to those they help.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:19 by Becky Jones
Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) is co-ordinating the community volunteer response and wants to hear from individual volunteers or representatives of community groups, including parish and town council-led groups, that need extra volunteers in the coming weeks and months.
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:46 by Becky Jones
Kettering Volunteer Car Service: a volunteer car service to help the elderly and disabled get to a range of medical appointments. This can be to the local doctor, any hospital, optician, dentist or other medically connected appointment. Whilst medical appointments are our priority, we can also take you to visit relatives in hospital and care homes. You can use this service is you are; elderly, disabled,... Read More »
- Volunteer Car Service (PDF, 103 Kb)
Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:36 by Becky Jones
Make a difference – become a foster carer with Northamptonshire County Council
Could you offer a looked after child a stable, loving home?
Northamptonshire County Council is looking to recruit more foster carers to provide homes for some of the 1,000 looked after children in the county.
There's a particular need to find loving families for sibling groups, older children and children with complex... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:48 by Becky Jones
Tags: Social Care