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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.

Fostering payments increased for Staffordshire carers

Fostering payments increased for Staffordshire carers

Description
Allowances for foster carers in Staffordshire have risen, as the County Council looks for local people with skills and dedication to join the team.
Date:
18 April 2024
Former Dignity Champion urges others to nominate

Former Dignity Champion urges others to nominate

Description
A former Staffordshire Dignity in Care award winner is now urging others to nominate for this year's awards.
Date:
04 April 2024
Foster families share their experiences to encourage others to come forward

Foster families share their experiences to encourage others to come forward

Description
A Staffordshire foster family have shared their experiences of fostering to try and encourage others to come forward.
Date:
21 March 2024
A strategy to help unpaid carers of all ages across Staffordshire has been agreed by the county councils cabinet

A strategy to help unpaid carers of all ages across Staffordshire has been agreed by the county councils cabinet

Description
The "Staffordshire's All Age Carers Strategy 2024 – 2029" has been produced by the county council and Integrated Care Board (ICB) alongside other partners.
Date:
20 March 2024
£1,000 incentive to recruit childcare staff to be tested in Staffordshire

£1,000 incentive to recruit childcare staff to be tested in Staffordshire

Description
Staffordshire has been selected to join a national pilot to financially incentivise people to pursue a career in early years and childcare.
Date:
14 March 2024
Strategy will help unpaid carers of all ages

Strategy will help unpaid carers of all ages

Description
A strategy to help unpaid carers of all ages across Staffordshire will be discussed by the county council's cabinet next week.
Date:
13 March 2024
Free action-packed Easter fun lined up for children from low-income families

Free action-packed Easter fun lined up for children from low-income families

Description
Thousands of children from low-income families will be able to enjoy free activities and nutritious meals this Easter as part of Staffordshire's Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) programme.
Date:
11 March 2024
Nominate a local foster carer for a special award

Nominate a local foster carer for a special award

Description
People in Staffordshire are being invited to nominate a local foster carer for a special award.
Date:
21 February 2024
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