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Les and Linda Readfearn, of Burnley, who have received vital support from the Lancashire Carers Service

Family hit by devastating stroke helped by Lancashire Carers Service

It was just an ordinary Friday night like any other when the Readfearn family's lives changed forever.

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Pavement improvements in Longton help visually impaired people

Specially adapted paving has been installed on pavements in Longton to help visually impaired people.

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‘Outstanding’ Fylde home care provider launches recruitment drive

A Fylde-based care business which has received support from Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub, has launched a significant drive for new staff.

Pictured from left to right are Shared Lives carer Kath and Sarah, who is supported by the scheme

Festive fun brings together Shared Lives carers and the people they support at seasonal celebrations across Lancashire

Christmas cheer and seasonal celebrations were enjoyed by adults with learning and physical disabilities and their carers this week.

Façade of supported living apartments on Slyne Road in Lancaster

Vital new apartments for adults with learning and physical disabilities and people with autism open in Lancaster

The new 24 hour supported living apartments in Slyne Road mean residents can live independently, thanks to a package of care and support with innovative technology.

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Safeguarding Adults Week set to launch in Lancashire

A vital campaign encouraging adults in Lancashire to stay safe and well is set to be launched.

Councillor Peter Buckley with service manager Liam Hartley and area service lead Isabel Mactague-2

Men urged to access domestic abuse support

A man being supported at the first male refuge in Lancashire has spoken out to encourage others to come forward to access support.

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Charging blueprints for adults in care homes and community care set to be discussed

Proposals to change charging policies for residential care and nursing homes and services like home care and day care centres are set to be considered.

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Blueprint for technology enabled care approved

A ground-breaking blueprint for using technology and AI to support people in Lancashire has been approved this week. 


Pictured from left to right at the official opening of the new Bowgreave Rise Care Home in Garstang are Chris Bagshaw, Lancashire County Council's head of Older People's Care Services, County Councillor Graham Gooch, cabinet member for Adult Social Care, County Councillor Shaun Turner, cabinet member for Environment and Climate Change, Jill Maun, registered care manager, and Paul Lee, director of Adult Care and Provider Services.

New eco-friendly care home officially opens in Garstang

A new eco-friendly care home has officially opened its doors in Garstang.

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Call for new carers this Shared Lives Week

"Being a Shared Lives Carer is the best job – the most rewarding I've ever had." These are the words of Burnley resident Julie Anderson.