Through looking after Mr Bliss in Bath we discovered that he was a lifelong Tottenham Hotspurs fan. Jill, our Care Co-ordinator (who happens to be an Arsenal fan!) wrote to Spurs to tell them about Mr Bliss. In return they sent him a signed photo of the first team, a recent match program, signed postcards of current & past legends as well as a signed letter from Spurs Manager, Mauricio Pochettino, thanking Mr Bliss for the many years of support.
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Skills for Care helps create a better-led, more skilled and valued adult social care workforce. Way Ahead Care find their assistance within the social industry incredibly beneficial. Skills for Care are guidance and publicity regarding Apprenticeship schemes within Adult Social Care and in doing so have produce a short film demonstrating how valuable the Apprenticeship schemes have been to those that have experienced it first hand – one of which is Way Ahead Care’s very own Dan Burt. An Apprenticeship
The Lords Select Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS have published a report criticising the successive governments for not planning effectively for long-term health and adult social care service needs of the UK. The report calls for the creation of an independent body, the Office for Health and Care Sustainability, to identify the needs of a changing population and plan for the next 15 to 20 years. The Committee have also produced a short video summary of the report with chairman Lord
Friday 7th April saw the Care Focus Care Awards in Taunton. Way Ahead Care were delighted to have 2 nominations on the evening. The awards were presented at a Gala Dinner at the Wellsprings Leisure Centre in Taunton. Way Ahead Care member of staff Bridget Saunderson was nominated for the ‘Unsung Hero Award’; and our End of Life Community Care Team for the ‘End of Life Award’. Our End of Life Team was pipped to the post on the night. However
Way Ahead Care (WAC) visited Bath College to work with Level’s 1-3 Health and Social Care students for the day. This was arranged for the relaunch of the Care Academy, whom we are in partnership with. Staff from Step Ahead Training Centre, WAC’s own training department demonstrated to the students how to use moving and handling equipment and students participated by working in small groups in a variety of scenarios. This gave them a true sense of how it feels to