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County Hall Preston

Bank Holiday arrangements - Monday 19 September

Most Lancashire County Council services will be closed on Monday 19 September, which has been announced as a Bank Holiday to mark the state funeral for Her Majesty The Queen.

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Social care funding policy set to be approved

A new county council policy for Individual Service Funds, which give adults greater choice and flexibility about care and support they receive, is set to be approved.

County Councillor's Gooch and Turner at the site of the new Bowgreave Rise Care Home, which is under construction - August 2022

Ground-breaking Garstang care home taking shape

Construction of a ground-breaking new £7m care home in Garstang is now well underway.

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Top marks for social care service that goes 'above and beyond'

A vital service providing care to more than 1,000 adults across Lancashire has been praised for going 'above and beyond' to give excellent service to its customers.

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Louise Taylor appointed as one of four new directors of health and care integration for Lancashire and South Cumbria

Health and care integration in Lancashire and South Cumbria has taken a step forward with the appointment of four new directors, including Louise Taylor from Lancashire County Council.

County Hall Preston

Lancashire residents who use Telecare thanked for their views on proposed new charges

A consultation into proposed charges for Lancashire County Council's Telecare service is to be brought to an early close.

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Have your say on telecare in Lancashire

Lancashire residents who use Telecare are being invited to share their views on proposed new charges to cover increasing costs of running this service.

Support worker for people with disabilities campaign - July 2022

Your chance to support adults who have a disability

People who have empathy, compassion and a passion to work with adults who have a disability to support them to live the life they want are being invited to apply for a number of new job vacancies .

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Local authorities and health services come together in landmark partnership

A landmark partnership that has seen local authorities and the NHS come together like never before represents a “massive sea change” in the way health and care services are jointly delivered to the people of Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Hilda and Pat from Lady Elsie Finney house in Preston

Lancashire celebrates Care Home Open Week

Lancashire's care homes will be transformed into a sea of music, colour and family fun as they welcome the community to mark Care Home Open Week.

County Councillor Graham Gooch

Adult social care market support group launched

The changing needs of adults who use social care and the ways providers can support them are being considered by a new county council group.

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Platinum Jubilee countdown continues

The countdown to the Queen's Platinum Jubilee is now on and people are gearing up to mark the special weekend.