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Proposals for extra funding and investment for Lancashire's adult social care providers

Proposals for a much-needed rise in funding and additional investment for adult social care providers are to be considered by Lancashire County Council's cabinet this week.

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Business volunteers brighten up care home in time for Christmas

Volunteers have brightened up the outdoor space at a Pendle care home in time for Christmas.

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Report highlights reduction in children's social care complaints and increase in adult social care compliments

Complaints about Lancashire County Council's children's social care service have fallen, while compliments about adult social care have increased.

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The oldest woman in Lancashire is turning 108!

THE oldest woman in Lancashire, who made bombs during the Second World War, is celebrating her 108th birthday!

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Social care winter plan set to be approved

A plan to support Lancashire's adult social care services to cope with increased pressures over the winter period is set to be approved. 

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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.

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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.