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  • Eight out of Ten deaths of people with learning disabilities are due to COVID yet they are still not being prioritised for a COVID-19 vaccine.

    Wednesday, February 3, 2021

    80% of people with learning disabilities who died through the week ending 22nd January 2021 were COVID-19 related deaths. This is dramatically higher than the general population where only 45% of deaths were COVID related.

  • Dignity Action Day 2021

    Tuesday, February 2, 2021

    Yesterday was Dignity Action Day 2021. Dignity Action Day supported by Dignity In Care gives everyone the opportunity to contribute to upholding people's rights to dignity and provide a truly memorable day for people receiving care. Dignity Action Day aims to ensure people who use care services are treated as individuals and are given choice, control and a sense of purpose in their daily lives.

  • Matt Hancock recognised the vital role of adult social care staff in his speech to the nation on Monday Night

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021

    Matt Hancock recognised the vital role of adult social care staff in his speech to the nation on Monday Night during the Downing Street Coronavirus Briefing.

  • 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.