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Local care services and jobs saved after Plymouth provider goes into administration

Care services for more than 300 people and jobs for over 100 staff have been saved in Plymouth after a provider went into voluntary administration. 1st Call Homecare delivered social inclusion and 3,500 care and support hours per week for people living in their own homes or in seven extra care schemes across the city. […]


Volunteer to help people like Gordon and tackle loneliness in Plymouth

Could you volunteer some of your time to help befriend an older person and support Plymouth’s pledge to tackle loneliness? Plymouth City Council is working with local partners including charities and social care providers, taking a whole health and social care systems approach, to tackle the growing issue of loneliness, and more volunteers are being […]