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Council and NHS join forces to support care sector in Kirklees

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We’re proposing to join forces with the NHS Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to support the independent care sector in Kirklees. What is being proposed for the care sector? Under new proposals going to cabinet next week, existing support for the care home market will be bolstered by an investment of £119,000. The funding will be used to support the

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Plans to invest £11m to develop dementia day care facilities revealed

Artists impression of Knowl Park House

Councillors will consider proposals to fund two new day care facilities to support adults living with dementia in Kirklees. Where will the investment be? Next week  (21 September) Cabinet will be review an £11m proposal to build new dementia day care facilities at Knowl Park House in Mirfield and The Homestead in Almondbury. This will make sure people continue to receive

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Picnic in the park as another Big Vaccination Weekend comes to Kirklees

Hundreds of people across Kirklees will get a COVID vaccine this weekend, as Kirklees Council and NHS open drop-in sessions and walk-in appointments across the district as part of the NHS’s latest Big Vaccination Weekend. The national initiative to remove barriers and encourage uptake of the life-saving vaccine will see drop-in vaccination sessions pop-up in towns and villages across the

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No more loneliness for Luba

Luba is an 87-year-old lady who lives alone as her family live all over the world. She has strong connections with her “Church family”.  A local councillor shared concerns for Luba when residents said she was walking on the roads in the dark, winter evenings. Lonely in lockdown Luba explained she was lonely due to the Covid lockdown.  She couldn’t

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