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Support for disabled bus pass passengers

Ahead of upcoming changes to concessionary bus travel on 1 April, Surrey County Council has outlined how disabled bus pass holders are being supported. The council has: * Worked with bus firms to secure reduced fares for disabled bus pass users travelling on Arriva, Safeguard and Stagecoach services before 9.30am on weekdays and is continuing … Continue reading

Surrey’s carers to get more help to support loved ones

Elderly, disabled and seriously ill loved ones will get more help and support under planned county council contracts to help Surrey’s “unsung heroes”. The county council and Surrey’s six clinical commissioning groups are preparing to sign contracts to give carers breaks to recharge the batteries and provide help with their physical and emotional needs. Doing … Continue reading

Strategic director takes part in Guardian debate

Surrey County Council’s Strategic Director for Adult Social Care Sarah Mitchell participated in a debate organised by the Guardian about councils working with others to provide better support. She emphasised the £10 million being invested to work with boroughs and districts on schemes that help older people stay in their homes and communities and highlighted … Continue reading

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