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Have your say on Proposed Changes to Adult Social Care Charges in Doncaster

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Thank you to those who attended our AGM yesterday. It is still not to late to give your views on the proposed Changes to adult social care charges in Doncaster. Click on this link and give your feedback https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/…/have-your-say-on-the-propose… This includes taking ALL someone’s Attendance Allowance / Daily living component (PIP). Active Independence believe these […]

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Herbert Protocol Workshops

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Herbert Protocol is used as an initiative to collect information that can be used if a person with dementia goes missing. The This Is Me document is to support  a person with dementia entering an unfamiliar place (e.g. residential care, hospital). There are a series of workshops being run at Crossroads Care in Rotherham to […]

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Get your flu jab!

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The NHS is braced for a bad flu season this winter, following the worst outbreak in many years in Australia and New Zealand. Flu is easily transmitted and even people with mild or no symptoms can infect others so it is really important for PAs and carers to have the flu vaccination. The Dept of […]

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What to do if you suspect domestic abuse 

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PAs provide care and support to people in their own homes, often alongside a husband or wife, partner or close family member. Inevitably, from time to time, PAs will hear or see things taking place between the spouses/partners that causes them to feel uncomfortable. Occasionally the PA can find themselves caught in the middle, or […]