Health and Social Care

This category contains articles about health, the health service and healthy living as well as social and other care and care services.

Children’s centre and short breaks contracts awarded

  |  Published: Jun 8th 2015
Registered charities Spurgeons and Action for Children have been awarded a new five year contract to run 28 of the County Council’s children’s centres and its targeted short break service for disabled children under five from 1 September 2016.

Cabinet Members help out at Lindengate for National Volunteers Week

  |  Published: Jun 3rd 2015
Members of the County Council’s Cabinet marked National Volunteers Week yesterday (2 June 2015) by donning their work gear to refurbish and pave an overgrown and neglected outside area at Wendover-based mental health charity, Lindengate.

Road safety warning to parents about child car seats

  |  Published: May 14th 2015
Officers from Transport for Buckinghamshire and Thames Valley Police were out during Global Road Safety Week advising motorists on the importance of making sure children are safely strapped into the correct car seats.

Mental health takes centre stage at prize-giving event

  |  Published: May 13th 2015
Bucks County Council yesterday (Monday 11 May) marked this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week with a special reception hosted by Council Chairman Zahir Mohammed at which the three winners of the county's This Moment art competition were announced.

Gift Ensures Continuity of Care for Elderly

  |  Published: May 6th 2015
Leading home care agency Universal Care, serving Beaconsfield, the Chilterns and the South East, has been gifted to a charitable trust, thanks to the company's founder, Peter Cullimore.

Carers Week UK

  |  Published: May 4th 2015
Carers Week takes place 8-14 June.
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