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A message from the Minister for Care, Helen Whately

“The vital role our care sector plays in supporting some of the most vulnerable in our society has never been clearer than over the past weeks and months. This pandemic has shone a light on the brilliant skills, commitment and dedication of you, our care workers. As a government, our number one priority for adult social care is to keep you safe, as you continue to care for others.” “This week, I was extremely pleased we announced an additional £600m to…


The impact of Coronavirus on those with learning disabilities in care settings

Jayne McCubbin looks at the impact of coronavirus on those with learning disabilities in care settings. There have been nearly three times more deaths in care settings, where people with a learning disability may live this year compared to the same time last year. Kevin and Rachel couldn’t see their children before they died from Coronavirus. Watch the videos in full here: https://bbc.in/3bx6jnA


What’s It Like

Healthwatch Suffolk is asking people about what it’s like to live in our local care and nursing homes. The aim is to inform positive change and continued good practice by learning more about the quality of care home services in the county, residents’ journeys into care and the quality of information available to them. This project is supported by Suffolk County Council, NHS East and West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Groups and the Care Quality Commission. If you, or someone you know,…

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