social care

Preston social care worker encouraging others to get into the sector

Gemma Webster began her career in social care six years ago, and in 2021, she joined the team at Ribble View care home in Preston which specialises in supporting younger […]

3 months ago
Lancashire County Council confirm council tax increase and budget plans for 2022

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council has this week set a £5 million levelling up fund to improve services across the county. The approved package of measures aims to improve roads, libraries, support […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council confirm social care help to be given this winter

A plan has been put into action to ensure adults in Preston and Lancashire who need social care services continue to get the support they need this winter. These services […]

7 months ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week September 11 to 17

A view of Preston's skyline from Vernon Carus mill Pic: scrappyNW As Preston gears up for the City of Preston 10k, and with a bizarre fake news post involving the Sun Hotel appearing online, it’s safe to say the news has […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New policy for supported tenancies announced following public consultation

The service sees the elderly, those with learning disabilities and other conditions given a safe place to live and support A new way of reviewing supported tenancies for people with additional needs has been agreed by Lancashire County Council’s cabinet. The new policy, which aims to increase the occupancy in […]

2 years ago
Personal Protective Equipment is on its way to care homes in Preston

Supplies of essential personal protection equipment (PPE) are on their way to social care services across Lancashire. The Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF) has taken delivery of 55 pallets of equipment […]

2 years ago
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