Tag Archives: Co-operative Community Action

Neighbourhood Watch Groups Could Provide Care for Elderly? (Telegraph / BBC News)

Summary Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb has spoken about Britain’s attitude to the elderly being “uncivilised” and called for the public to acknowledge that lonely and vulnerable pensioners living locally may be in need of help. Norman Lamb would like to encourage neighbourhood watch groups to … Continue reading

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Voluntary Groups Assist Government to Improve Health and Wellbeing (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health has announced the 21 voluntary sector organisations which will participate in the Health and Care Voluntary Sector Strategic Partner Programme for 2013/14. The programme helps to keep policy makers in touch with the many voluntary and community sector organisations which exist already and … Continue reading

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New Ways of Caring for Elderly People (BBC News)

Summary This BBC News item reports on how communities, neighbourhoods and families have been involved in devising projects aiming to enable pensioners feel more confident that they will be cared for in old age. In York, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity has established Hartrigg Oaks, … Continue reading

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Specialist Services: Guide for Commissioners (NAVCA)

Summary Voice4Change England and NAVCA have produced a joint report about specialist service provision as a means of delivering more equitable and more efficient public services. Specialist services are designed and delivered for the users and communities which they serve. This guide focuses on black … Continue reading

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