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Shared Lives Mary and Myrna

People asked to share their lives

Published on 27 August 2015

An important scheme that supports adults with learning disabilities within a family home is recruiting more carers.

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Ealing Urgent Care chiefs called to account

Published on 19 August 2015

Health chiefs responsible for Ealing Hospital’s Urgent Care Centre (UCC) are being asked to attend an Ealing Council meeting to answer questions about the service.

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Ealing Council raises awareness of elder abuse

Published on 23 June 2015

Ealing Council supported this year’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEADD) with two events designed to raise awareness of what people can do if they suspect neglect and mistreatment of older people.

Launch of Ealing dementia action alliance

Ealing Dementia Action Alliance launches

Published on 18 May 2015

Ealing Council marked national Dementia Awareness Week (18- 24 May) with the launch of the new Ealing Dementia Action Alliance.

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Cabinet to hear about Solace Centre's future

Published on 18 March 2015

Ealing Council’s cabinet will consider proposals next Tuesday (24 March) to continue providing an out of hours drop-in service at the Solace Centre.

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Cabinet hears about major changes to adults services

Published on 21 January 2015

Unprecedented pressures on Ealing Council’s budget will result in some major changes to the way services for vulnerable adults are delivered in the borough, cabinet heard last night (20 January).

Teenagers

Ealing Council wins £250,000 to create youth opportunities

Published on 9 December 2014

Young people will be given help to at an earlier stage to find work, study and training after Ealing Council was awarded £250,000 from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

COSIE programme

Helpline to assist residents keep warm this winter

Published on 16 October 2014

Residents in need of help to keep their homes warm this winter are urged to contact the council’s Cold Weather Support in Ealing (COSIE) team from Wednesday, 15 October.

World Elder Abuse Day

Ealing Council raises awareness of elder abuse

Published on 16 June 2014

A new local initiative to help older people on low incomes avoid financial scams and use the help available to them was discussed at a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event on Thursday 12 June.

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Ealing celebrates 20 years of sharing lives

Published on 14 August 2013

A little-known scheme that gives support to adults with learning disabilities in a family setting is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Turnberry Court

New extra care homes as Turnberry Court opens

Published on 25 September 2012

Councillor Jasbir Anand, cabinet member for Health and Adults Services, joined the Mayor of Ealing, Councillor Mohammed Aslam, residents and staff in officially opening a new housing scheme.

World Elder Abuse Day

Locals encouraged to report abuse of elderly

Published on 11 June 2012

Ealing Council is marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a campaign to raise awareness of the problem and encourage residents to report suspected incidents.

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Ealing Council’s children’s services praised by Ofsted

Published on 27 June 2011

Ealing Council has been praised by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission following a two week inspection into how well the council looks after young people.

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