Tag Archives : care


Looking for work in care? Recruitment fair on Saturday 4 February

Do you work in care and are looking for a new challenge, or are you interested in getting into care work? Plymouth City Council, in partnership with domiciliary care, supported living and care home providers within the City, are holding a recruitment fair at Plymouth Guildhall on Saturday 4th February 2017 from 10am to 4pm, […]


Latest survey shows adults in care in Plymouth feel safe and secure

The latest survey on adults in care in Plymouth says the service they received makes them feel safe and secure. 93% of respondents to the annual survey, which Plymouth City Council participated in earlier this year and was published by NHS Digital last week, said the services they receive make them feel safe and secure. […]


Do you know a child or young person who is living away from home?

Did you know that if you are caring for a child under 16 (or 18 if they have a disability) who is not your child, and you are not an immediate relative, this may be a private fostering arrangement? During Private Fostering Week we are encouraging anyone who knows about a child or young person […]


Plymouth care worker celebration event is a success

An event held to celebrate the role of care workers in Plymouth – the first of its kind in the city organised by Plymouth City Council – was a great success. Around 175 people attended the ‘Celebrating Excellence in Care: Plymouth 2016’ event, which was held at the New Continental Hotel on Saturday 14 May. […]


Celebrating excellence in care in Plymouth

A special event is being held in Plymouth to celebrate excellence in the city’s care sector next month. ‘Celebrating Excellence in Care: Plymouth 2016’ which is being held at the New Continental Hotel on Saturday 14 May. The event will be a chance to showcase and recognise best practice across care in Plymouth, from nursing […]


Joint Council and NHS statement on Sunshine Care

Sunshine Care – joint statement from Plymouth City Council and NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS NEW Devon CCG): Council and NHS commissioners in Plymouth are pleased to announce they have appointed three local care providers to provide continuity of care for service users affected by the announcement of a reduction […]


Funding for jobs and to make life better in Plymouth

Around 50 jobs look set to be created across a series of projects that will make life better for residents of all ages in Plymouth. The Council has awarded £420,000 through the next round of Social Enterprise Investment Fund to schemes that will make a massive difference to hundreds of people across some inspiring projects. […]


New standards for home care in Plymouth

New standards are to be put in place in Plymouth for people who require care at home. Plymouth City Council is working together with NHS Northern, Eastern, Western (NEW) Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to drive up standards in domiciliary care. Council Cabinet has agreed in principle to a new improved contract, at its meeting […]