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UPDATED: Guidance on protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

3rd November 2021

The Government has updated their guidance for protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from coronavirus (COVID-19). They will now follow the same guidance as the general population. Read more here Read more

Reimagining Care: Listening and Engagement Exercise

1st November 2021

The Archbishops’ Commission on Reimagining Care has launched its public engagement phase providing individuals and organisations with the opportunity to say where you think care and support is working well, but also where things need to change. For the next few weeks, the Commission is inviting responses about care and support for adults with disabilities … Read more

UPDATED: COVID-19: recovery loan scheme

27th October 2021

The government has now released information on a new loan scheme to support access to finance for UK businesses as they grow and recover from the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more. Read more

Event: Working Together to Care in the East of England 9th Dec 10:30-16:00

26th October 2021

The East of England Local Government Association are keen to improve support to carers to ensure the region is responding to what matters to carers, the people who are being cared for and their families, but also because it is recognised that carers provide vital care in communities and should always be well supported and … Read more

UPDATED: How to order Covid-19 PPE – updated limits

22nd October 2021

The Government have updated their guidance for health and social care providers when ordering PPE through the portal. The updated guidance includes additional information on small hand hygiene order limits for domiciliary care providers. Find out more here Read more

FREE drop in sessions for people who want to set up an enterprise in Oxfordshire

21st October 2021

Anita Wingad, local Catalyst, is running drop in sessions for people who are thinking about setting up a small enterprise offering care or support in and around the Banbury community. Anita can help you to be your own boss, share your skills and offer support to others, such as odd jobs, DIY, IT support, shopping, … Read more

Community power: community enterprises transforming care in Wrexham

20th October 2021

Wrexham is a traditional market town on the border of England and Wales. It is a place full of history and natural beauty, and it has a proud tradition of enterprise and production. It is a place where ideas, cultures and languages fuse – creating innovation. Wrexham has always had a heritage of production and … Read more

Grants available for local groups or projects in Central Bedfordshire

19th October 2021

Central Bedfordshire Council are offering grant to support local groups or projects that need help or to support ideas about doing something for the community. Whether it’s cultural, environmental, sporting or social projects, and you have match funding you can apply or find out more here. Read more

Autism training in Central Bedfordshire

1st October 2021

Autism Bedfordshire offers training packages suitable for anyone wanting to increase their understanding of autism and knowledge of strategies to support individuals. Where possible, training is delivered in partnership with autistic guest speakers who offer their unique personal perspective of life on the spectrum. Find out more and book a place Read more

UPDATED: COVID-19: what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work

1st October 2021

Guidance for people who are self-employed and getting less work or no work because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work Read more