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  • First member of the Cream Team to have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

    Monday, January 11, 2021

    Lee Cutler is the first member of the Cream Team to have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Everyone back at base was thrilled to hear the news that Lee has been fully vaccinated, it has made that glimmer of light at the end of the very long tunnel shine a bit brighter so we wanted to share the news with you all.

  • Vaccine Rollout Update

    Wednesday, December 9, 2020

    More good news about the vaccine….We have received communication from Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire Council that they are ready to begin the roll out of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to Care Home Workers. We have contacted all of our staff in that area and sent them a form to register their details on the for the vaccine on the Shropshire Care Worker portal. They will be contacted to attend for vaccine once as the slots become available. The diagram below sets out the vaccination process they have put in place for care workers.

  • A thank you letter from Cream Health Care's MD, Jenny

    Friday, December 4, 2020

    Wow! What a year!

    Never in a million years could any of us have foreseen what 2020 had in store for us all. It has been exceptional and certainly will be a year none of us will ever forget. We pride ourselves on only recruiting the best care staff and you haven’t let us down this year. Your dedication, professionalism and commitment has shone brightly and I am so proud of all of you.

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Wednesday, December 2, 2020

    Thursday 3rd December is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, it is celebrated annually and this year’s theme is “not all disabilities are visible”. The aim of this year is to help spread awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not always immediately apparent, such as chronic pain, fatigue, mental illness, diabetes, brain injuries, learning differences, sight or hearing impairments and cognitive dysfunctions among others.

  • Which vaccines have the UK Government already purchased and how successful are they?

    Tuesday, November 24, 2020

    In order to return to some sense of normality and to protect the most vulnerable in society from COVID-19, Governments across the world are pinning their hopes on a successful vaccine, which can be rolled out quickly and effectively.

    Which vaccines have the UK Government already purchased and how successful are they?

  • Self Care Challenge

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020

    This week is Self Care Week, an annual national awareness week that focuses on embedding support for self care across communities, families and generations. Self Care is so important, if you don't look after yourself then it's harder to look after youself. That's why we are setting you a self care challenge!

  • West Midlands Social Care Workforce Data 2019/20

    Thursday, November 12, 2020

    Skills for Care projects that the West Midlands Social Care Workforce will need to grow by 26% by 2035 if it grows proportionally to the number of people aged 65 and over. This increase along with other factors such as the Post-Brexit Immigration bill and 25% of the West Midlands Social Care Workforce being 55 and over then it is clear that the social care recruitment will face significant challenges in the years to come.

  • National lockdown must not mean blocking care home visitors

    Monday, November 2, 2020

    Over 60 social care organisations, researchers, professionals and allies representing relatives, carers and providers, brought together by the National Care Forum (NCF) have written an open letter to the Secretary of State for Health & Social Care, Matt Hancock and the Minister of Care, Helen Whately calling on the Government to ensure families and friends can still visit their loved ones now and in the future.

  • £7 billion increase in annual funding can only be a starting point for Social Care reform

    Friday, October 23, 2020

    The Health & Social Care Committee has just concluded their Social Care: Funding and Workforce inquiry and believe that a £7 billion increase in annual funding can only be a starting point for the social care reform. After looking into the issues around current funding problems, the social care workforce and proposals on how to reform the funding of social care, they concluded that there should be a lifetime cap on social care costs and that free personal care should be considered.

  • State of Care, the CQC’s annual assessment of health care and social care in England.

    Friday, October 16, 2020

    The CQC’s annual report, State of Care was published today, it’s the CQC’s annual assessment of health care and social care in England. The report looks at trends, shares examples of good and outstanding care, and highlights where care needs to improve. This year they have looked at the quality of care before the pandemic, the impact of the coronavirus, collaboration between providers and looking forward, the challenges and opportunities ahead.