Category Adult Social Care

Urgent appeal for the return of community healthcare equipment

Millbrook Healthcare is making an urgent appeal to its service users on behalf of Somerset County Council and Somerset NHS: if you have any of our community healthcare equipment you no longer need, please can you contact them, to arrange for it to be collected. Collections are free and contactless and where possible, Millbrook will […]

Pay boost announced for carers in Somerset 

Somerset County Council and the NHS have announced a potential £4.8m investment to increase pay… 

Your Somerset – Winter 2021

Check out the latest edition of Your Somerset – out now… Your Somerset is delivered to households across Somerset, three times a year and contains news and information about the Council’s services and campaigns and projects that the County Council and our partners are involved in. The Winter 2021 issue is packed full of useful information […]

‘This is Me’ – 4 new films celebrate the lives of adults with learning disabilities

A Frome based charity has released four new films exploring the personal stories of people with learning disabilities…

Downing Street invitation for SCC

Somerset County Council joined others from health and social care across the country for a 10 Downing Street reception hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to thank all who worked so hard during the Covid-19 pandemic. Anna Littlewood, Deputy Director for Adult Social Care, took the chance to highlight and praise the extraordinary work carried […]

My trip to 10 Downing Street

On Tuesday 23rd November, I had an unexpected invite from the Prime Minister to No.10 Downing Street…

Calling job seekers! Somerset Social Care Jobs Fair 30th Nov

Somerset County Council has launched a new jobs fair to help job seekers find their perfect role in social care…

Fade or Last – story of a carer

Original illustration by Debbie de Mornay Penny –

Urgent appeal for ‘brilliant people’ to fill social care vacancies

Somerset County Council has launched an urgent care appeal

Photo of Ed Balls and Chris Squire

Somerset wins prestigious local government award

Somerset County Council has won a prestigious national award…