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Social care and health

We’re responsible for providing social care for vulnerable adults and older people across Staffordshire as well as providing support for those who care for them.

Our Children and Families Social Work Teams provide advice, support and social work to families – parents, children and other carers.

Additional support for care providers

Additional support for care providers

Description
Another £1.17 million has been allocated by Staffordshire County Council towards the cost of PPE for care homes and carers visiting people in their own homes.
Date:
28 May 2020
More than one million items of PPE delivered to protect Staffordshire's care frontline

More than one million items of PPE delivered to protect Staffordshire's care frontline

Description
The number of gloves, masks, aprons and other safety equipment delivered by Staffordshire County Council to the care frontline has now topped one million.
Date:
21 May 2020
More support for care leavers

More support for care leavers

Description
Looked-after Staffordshire youngsters taking their first steps towards independence are being given more support during the current Covid-19 crisis.
Date:
21 May 2020
More time to nominate for Dignity in Care Awards

More time to nominate for Dignity in Care Awards

Description
People interested in nominating work colleagues, carers, friends and family members or volunteers for a special award have been given more time to do so.
Date:
19 May 2020
Council continues delivering help to those in need

Council continues delivering help to those in need

Description
The 2,000th emergency food parcel from Staffordshire County Council for vulnerable residents without any support network is being delivered this week.
Date:
18 May 2020
Hidden Heroes Spotlight On Staffordshire's Amazing Care Workers

Hidden Heroes Spotlight On Staffordshire's Amazing Care Workers

Description
Care workers across Staffordshire's frontline will be in the spotlight this week as part of the County Council's Coronavirus Hidden Heroes campaign.
Date:
11 May 2020
Almost 400,000 pieces of PPE delivered to Staffordshire Care Homes by County Council

Almost 400,000 pieces of PPE delivered to Staffordshire Care Homes by County Council

Description
Almost 400,000 masks, gloves and aprons have been delivered to Staffordshire care homes and other care providers by Staffordshire County Council to help them care for the most vulnerable people during the coronavirus pandemic.
Date:
27 April 2020
Extra support for foster carers and youngsters

Extra support for foster carers and youngsters

Description
Hundreds of foster carers are receiving extra help during Coronavirus lockdown to help them look after the young people in their care.
Date:
24 April 2020
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Email: pressoffice@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 01785 895050

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Email: contactus@staffordshire.gov.uk
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Contact the newsroom

These contact details are for journalists and members of the media only:

Email: pressoffice@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 01785 895050

If you are not a journalist or member of the media and have a general enquiry please:

Email: contactus@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 0300 111 8000