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Surrey partners pledge their commitment to support unpaid carers

A three-year plan is launched today to improve support for the growing number of carers in Surrey and make a positive difference to their lives. Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership, which includes Surrey County Council and other partners, has worked alongside Frimley Clinical Commissioning Group to publish a new carers’ strategy which pledges a … Continue reading

Partnership work promotes power of music to bridge gap between generations

Elderly residents from Keswick Care Home and children aged 10 and 11 from Eastwick School in Bookham are bridging the gap between generations, using music making to inspire confidence and tackle loneliness, anxiety and isolation. Sinead Mooney, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Adults, said: “This is such a heart-warming scheme which has brought so … Continue reading

Surrey-wide mental health review to pave way for improvements

A wide-ranging review of Surrey’s mental health system is to pave the way for a series of improvements to the way that services work together to help residents in need of support. The Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System – a partnership between local NHS services, the county council and others – set up a taskforce … Continue reading

Royal guests praise public sector staff at the core of Surrey’s Covid-19 response

On Thursday 18 March The Earl and Countess of Wessex visited Surrey’s temporary community hospital at Headley Court which was opened in June as a result of the joint partnership between the NHS and Surrey’s Local Resilience Forum (SLRF) in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Their Royal Highnesses were welcomed to the NHS Seacole Centre, … Continue reading

Surrey secures £500,000 for nature-based wellbeing support

Surrey has secured £500,000 to help connect more people with nature to improve their mental and physical health. People who live and work in Surrey are being invited to fill in an interactive online map to highlight the opportunities already available and help shape provision in future. People are being asked to map the activities … Continue reading

New website launched to support Surrey carers with end of life care

A new resource brings together a wealth of information for unpaid carers who are seeking guidance on how to make decisions about end of life care. Caring to the End is a guide to end of life care and beyond for unpaid carers in Surrey. It has been produced by a multi-agency group of professional practitioners … Continue reading

Care home residents celebrate getting Covid-19 vaccinations

Care home residents have celebrated getting their Covid-19 vaccinations with banners and some bubbly. All Surrey care homes which support older people have now been visited by vaccination teams offering the first dose of the Covid-19 jab. At Greys Residential Home, in Woking, residents enjoyed a glass of fizz and posed with placards after getting … Continue reading

Surrey carers invited to have their say on the support they need

People who provide unpaid care to others are being invited to have their say on the support they need for themselves as new figures suggested that 32,000 more Surrey residents are now carers due to the pandemic. Surrey County Council and local NHS organisations have produced a draft three-year carers’ strategy which sets out how … Continue reading

Surrey’s virtual wellbeing and mental health interactive hub brings people together

The online wellbeing hub which enables Surrey residents to access a range of mental health and emotional wellbeing sessions virtually from the comfort of their own home has run more than 650 sessions since its launch in May. Surrey Virtual Wellbeing is a one-stop-shop where those who require mental health or emotional wellbeing support can … Continue reading

Virtual Wellbeing Hub receives over 1,100 visits in first week

The Surrey Virtual Wellbeing hub launched last month, to enable residents to access a range of mental health and emotional wellbeing sessions virtually from the comfort of their own home. In the first week of the platform being launched, there were over 1,100 visits to the Surrey Virtual Wellbeing Hub on the Healthy Surrey website, … Continue reading

Unpaid carers across Surrey set to receive helping hand

Three hundred unpaid carers across Surrey are set to receive access to free online awareness sessions to help support them and their vulnerable loved ones throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Surrey Heartlands Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Surrey County Council, working with Surrey Heath CCG and North East Hampshire and Farnham CCG, have joined forces with … Continue reading

New virtual wellbeing and mental health interactive hub launches in Surrey

A new online wellbeing hub has launched today enabling Surrey residents to access a range of mental health and emotional wellbeing sessions virtually from the comfort of their own home. Surrey Virtual Wellbeing is designed to become a one-stop-shop where those who require mental health or emotional wellbeing support can view, register and access online … Continue reading

AUDIO: BBC Radio Surrey interview on a national pilot helping Surrey care home residents stay connected

Care home residents and patients across Surrey are now able to keep in touch with friends and family, thanks to newly introduced video calling devices installed in care settings. Facebook Portal devices are now available in a number of care homes and hospital care settings, enabling residents to stay in regular contact with loved ones … Continue reading

Make a Difference Today – Help us Save Lives

Today we are asking people to join the national NHS effort to help save lives. Workers with a wide range of different skills are urgently needed to staff the new hospital opening at Headley Court later this month. NHS Headley Court Hospital Surrey in Leatherhead, a former military rehabilitation facility, will re-open as a partnership … Continue reading

AUDIO: BBC Surrey interview about social prescribing work in Surrey

Communities and prevention lead Rebecca Brooker talks to BBC Surrey about the work being done in the Surrey Heartlands area by the county council and the NHS to help people through social prescribing – activities or support to help combat loneliness, get fit or healthy and boost wellbeing. The interview followed the news that NHS … Continue reading

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