Adult Social Care news
Adult social care providers to receive £500,000 funding
Havering Council has announced it is releasing half a million pounds in initial funding so that local care providers can continue to support vulnerable people during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Havering adult social care among best in the country
Havering Council has been named in the top 15 of IMPOWER’s most productive councils for adult social care.
Community creates opportunity in Harold Hill
Residents in Harold Hill will be leading the way locally when a new initiative aimed at making community connections and supporting people through difficult times launches this month.
Avelon Road Centre bowls a strike with skittle art
Adults with learning disabilities at the Avelon Road Centre have been recycling bowling skittles into works of art as part of the centre’s arts and crafts activities.
Havering adult social care worker Joanne receives police commendation
Joanne Case went above and beyond the call of duty to help a vulnerable man
Carers Week: Meet Marie, one of Havering’s many carers
To mark Carers Week, one carer talks about her role
Events lined up to mark Dementia Awareness Week
With around 3,000 people believed to have dementia in Havering, the borough is marking Dementia Awareness Week (May 20-26) by continuing to raise awareness of the illness.
Four Seasons goes into administration: Council statement
Four Seasons care homes goes into administration
Statement on Allied Healthcare
Our statement about Allied Healthcare and contact details for help.
Mobile meal deliveries for Havering residents
Changes to the Sodexo service.
Havering helping with new home care arrangements
Local residents receive support with home care
Havering celebrates Learning Disability Week
Havering is celebrating Learning Disability Week by working with local organisations to come together and host a ‘Health and Wellbeing’ event.
Dementia Action Week - Support across the borough
In the UK, one person develops dementia every three minutes. Yet too many people living with dementia face the condition alone and excluded from society.
Danish Delegates look to Havering for inspiration
Over 15 Danish delegates visited the London Borough of Havering last week to learn from the Council’s award winning dementia services.
Help shape Adult Social Care in the borough
Havering Council is asking residents to have their say on the draft Adult Social Care & Support Planning policy.
Seek advice during Learning Disability Week
Meet The Council’s Community Learning disability (CLD) team, and learn about the services available to adults aged 18 and over who have a learning disability.
Carers Week 12 - 18 June 2017
Building a carer friendly Community
Children’s Commissioner and LGA Safeguarding Adult Lead join Havering safeguarding conference
The Children’s Commissioner of England, Anne Longfield, gave a key note speech at the Safeguarding Children’s and Safeguarding Adults’ Boards conference yesterday (Wednesday 24 May).
Freedom pass deadline
The Council is contacting over 1,100 of the approximately 50,000 residents with Older People’s Freedom Passes asking them to confirm they still live in the borough and that they are still eligible for a Pass from Havering.
Living with Dementia? Support is at hand
People with dementia, carers or anyone interested in finding out about dementia are invited to attend a day of activities including information sessions, Singing for the Brain and Bollywood dancing.