Tag Archives: Dr Matthew Dolman

Local carers launch ‘Commitment’ to improve services

Local carers have launched a ‘Commitment to Carers’ to help create new and improved services in the county. Carers’ Voice Somerset, an organisation that represents local carers, has coordinated the development of the ‘Commitment to Carers’ in partnership with Somerset County Council, Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and local carers support providers. Over 70 carers […]

New countywide equipment and home improvement service launched

Walking frames to hand rails, hoists to level access showers are now available through a new countywide Community Equipment and Home Improvement Agency Service. The new service, ‘Somerset my home, my life’, aims to help people get the equipment and home improvements they need to help them stay independent and live in a place of […]

Huge step towards health and social care integration

Somerset County Council has taken an important step towards closer work with the NHS in what would be a ground-breaking project with Somerset’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Yesterday (29 June) the Council’s Cabinet agreed to pursue further discussions with the CCG on the subject of closer integration between its Adult Social Care services and the […]