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Thursday, 10th September

Our award-winning BeConnected project, aimed at tackling loneliness and isolation in and around Staffordshire, has launched a fresh programme of Covid-safe events.

Throughout the pandemic, members of our the BeConnected team and volunteers have stayed in touch with those who attended BeConnected activities before lockdown, checking on their wellbeing....

Friday, 14th August
Hats off to a new beginning for The Burgesses – picture taken before social distancing guidelines were introduced

Construction work has commenced on our ambitious plans to build 20 new homes for older people, in Kinver.

The development is designed for people who want to live independently, with the reassurance of access to care and support provided by Housing Plus Group member Care Plus.

Bungalows on...

Thursday, 23rd July

We are delighted that one of our teams providing life-changing support for vulnerable people in Shropshire has been shortlisted for a top award. Our Shrewsbury-based floating support team has made it through to the finals of the Support & Care Team of the Year title, in the national Housing Heroes...

Monday, 20th July

“There aren’t many jobs where you go home at the end of the day knowing that you’ve made a difference and possibly even saved a life.”

Chris Pugh is the telecare manager at Parker Court. His team staffs our control centre providing a 24:7 emergency response to our customers...

Thursday, 16th July

A customer who jumped into action to support neighbours in one of our retirement living communities near Wolverhampton during the coronavirus crisis, has been shortlisted for a top award.

Betty has always enjoyed helping people and in lockdown she found new ways to support her neighbours. Now she...

Tuesday, 14th July

Sharon is a retirement living officer supporting Care Plus customers in South Staffordshire. Like many other people, coronavirus has meant she has been working differently. At the moment, she’s based at home from where she is keeping in touch with customers by telephone.

For almost two months, though, Sharon’s...

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...

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