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Friday, 3rd July

A great-great grandmother in Cheslyn Hay has been knitting for newborns at the hospital which cared for her first great-grandson, Jacob. Joan Thacker, 88, has donated the handmade hats, bootees and blankets to the maternity ward at New Cross Hospital where baby Jacob was born earlier this month....

Wednesday, 24th June

We’re talking to some of our customers who are socially distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. John lives in a Care Plus retirement living community with his dog, Echo. This is his story.

“Due to personal changes that came about some years back I had to learn to enjoy...

Thursday, 18th June

We’re talking to some of our customers who are socially distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. Tina has cerebral palsy. She lives in an apartment with her parents, in a Care Plus retirement living community. This is her story.

“Things are very different at the moment. I’m luckier than...

Tuesday, 16th June

We’re talking to some of our customers who are socially distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. Betty lives in a Care Plus retirement living community in south Staffordshire where she has been keeping busy during lockdown. This is her story.

“I’ve always enjoyed helping people and the last few...

Thursday, 11th June

In Carers Week we wanted to say a big ‘thank you’ to our families, neighbours and local communities for the incredible support that you have given us during the coronavirus crisis.

As Les Clarke, Executive Director of Care and Support at Care Plus, explains:

“We have been...

Wednesday, 10th June

This #CarersWeek we are highlighting the amazing work of our Carers, who are on the frontline of the battle against Coronavirus. Please click here to read their full stories.

Monday, 1st June

At a time when we are keeping apart, social distancing has been bringing communities together in surprising ways. In neighbourhoods everywhere, people are supporting vulnerable neighbours and keeping in touch with those in self-isolation.

Ken moved to a retirement living community near Wolverhampton around two years ago. Ken says...

Thursday, 28th May

During the current coronavirus lockdown it’s more important than ever that we don’t forget those who may already have been feeling lonely or isolated - especially if they have no-one else to look out for them during these difficult times.

As we recently celebrated Mental Health Awareness Week (May...

Tuesday, 21st April

Life is very different for all of us at the moment, as we follow government guidelines to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives. Some older and vulnerable people are living in particular isolation, having been asked to follow shielding measures to keep themselves safe.

Although we...

Friday, 17th April

We are proud to take part in the #ClapforKeyworkers on Thursday evenings, when the country joins together to recognise the incredible contribution made by frontline keyworkers in all their roles.

Our carers continue to provide vital support with a smile on their faces. We are delighted to showcase some...

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