September 2019

Its nearly Stoptober – Who will you quit for?

Added on 20/09/2019, in News - News

With ‘Stoptober’ just around the corner, smokers in Cornwall are being encouraged to join millions of others who are planning to quit.

Long Term Plan update: September 20 2019

Added on 20/09/2019, in Newsletters - Newsletters

There was a very useful discussion about the Plan at an informal session of the Cornwall Council Adults Overview and Scrutiny Committee last week. Members were given a copy of the engagement pack and asked to provide their feedback.

Long Term Plan update: September 13 2019

Added on 20/09/2019, in Newsletters - Newsletters

Work is continuing to finalise the first draft of the Long Term Plan which is due for submission to NHS England on 27 September. This will be followed by assurance and then a resubmission in November.

Long Term Plan update: September 6 2019

Added on 20/09/2019, in Newsletters - Newsletters

This week saw a press briefing day at Sowenna on Friday, 6 Sept ahead of the formal opening of the new unit later in the month. The opening of the new 14 bed unit means that children and adolescents will have access to specialist mental health beds in the Duchy.

Last chance to feedback in first phase of engagement on Cornwall’s day services

Added on 17/09/2019, in News - News

The first phase of engagement around the transformation of Day Support Services for people in Cornwall will end this week on Friday 20 September and people are being encouraged to have their say.

Views sought to help people use adult social care Direct Payments

Added on 16/09/2019, in News - News

As part of a plan to make adult social care Direct Payments easier to use and understand, Cornwall Council is asking people for their views on what its new Direct Payment policy should look like.


Cornwall asked: “What sounds make you calm and happy?”

Added on 12/09/2019, in News - News

A local artist is asking people what sounds help them to feel calm and happy as part of a project aimed at supporting people with their mental health.


Cornwall working together for zero suicides – By Public Health Consultant Dr Ruth Goldstein

Added on 10/09/2019, in News - News

This Suicide Awareness Day (10 September), Cornwall Council is recognising the hard work of staff and partners across the region who are helping Cornwall in its ambition towards zero suicide.


Finding a job in care in Cornwall just got a lot easier!

Added on 04/09/2019, in News - News

A new website has been launched that makes it much easier for people in Cornwall to find out about a career in care. Proudtocarecornwall.org.uk has been launched by Proud to Care Cornwall so that information about social care and health roles, training and careers is all in one place.