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Zero Suicide Event To Mark This Years World Mental Health Awareness

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

Anyone with an interest in making Cornwall suicide free is invited to attend a Towards Zero Suicide event to mark this year’s World Mental Health Awareness Day on 10 October.

Council takes action to secure the wellbeing of care home residents after Sharob Care give notice to over 20 vulnerable residents

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

Cornwall Council adult social care staff are working hard to secure the care home placements of a number of residents in Cornwall following the decision by the provider to give notice.

Celebrating Cornwall’s amazing older community on UN International Day of Older Persons

Added on 03/10/2019, in News - News

Following a recent call out for inspirational over 60’s it has been revealed that Cornwall has an amazing community of older people who deserve to be recognised on this UN International Day of Older Persons on 1 October 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.

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.

Last chance to nominate for Cornwall’s care awards

Added on 22/08/2019, in News - News

A final call out is being made for people to recognise the great care work taking place across the Duchy by making a nomination for the Care and Support Awards Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, which closes Friday 23 August.