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Celebrating Autism 2017

Autism Poster1st March 2017

Over the past two years focus Independent Adult Social Work has organised an autism conference to raise awareness of autism in North East Lincolnshire. The first year was attended…

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Potential Tidal Surge Information from NEL & focus

12th January 2017

You may be aware of a potential coastal flooding event tomorrow. Various regional and local meetings are currently underway, but for information, this is the latest position on…

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Twiddlemuffs

Twiddlemuff1st July 2016

Over recent months as a follow on from the mandatory Dementia Friends sessions, some staff, friends and relatives as well as a couple of social groups have been…

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Board of Governors Vacancy

29th April 2016

focus independent adult social work is a community interest company that delivers social work on behalf of the local authority. Launched in September 2013, it is a social…

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North East Lincolnshire’s Autism Open Forum

6th April 2016

The voice of all those affected by an autism spectrum condition Forum for those with Autism and families, friends, partners, carers.   Also for those who work with…

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Autism Awareness Conference

AutismConference11th February 2016

Following on from last year’s success, focus independent adult social work are hosting another Autism Awareness Conference at The Humber Royal Hotel on Thursday 5th May 2016. Doors…

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Autism Open Forum

Open Forum6th January 2016

North East Linconshire's Autism Open Forum is the voice of all affected by an Autism Spectrum Condition.   The Autism Forum is the place that everyone can use…

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AGM – August 2015

2nd November 2015

The AGM is the most important member meeting of the year, where the board reports back to members on the performance of the organisation under their custody. In…

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Hospital In-Reach Team (HIT)

2nd November 2015

Focus has developed a new Hospital In-Reach Team called HIT. The aim of the team is to efficiently support the discharge of individuals from hospital who have an…

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Pride In The Community Awards 2015

2nd November 2015

focus Independent Adult Social Work are the proud sponsors of The Community Project Award at the Pride In The Community Award 2015 hosted by The Grimsby Telegraph. "Over…

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Good News Story

29th October 2015

Young gentleman was admitted to hospital 2013 following a brain hemorrhage, hydrocephalus and cardiac arrest. This incident had impacted on his cognitive function and physical ability. After an…

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Extra Care Housing Update – October 2015

29th October 2015

Strand Court is now into its fourth month of opening and we currently have 60 residents with 5 more due to move in very shortly. Although all the…

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Local Account 2014-15

23rd October 2015

The North East Lincolnshire Local Account 2014/15 is now available to view online! The local account was introduced by the government and is a document about social care in…

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Tea and Cake with Luke Clements

22nd May 2015

Throwing the spotlight on new laws for young carers, young people with needs and those caring for them If you look after someone who is ill or disabled…

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Shaping Our Service

12th May 2015

Talking about the future of services in North East Lincolnshire. Like many other places North East Lincolnshire has to make an additional £2 million pound savings from the…

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Dementia Awareness Week Event

1st May 2015

The Alzheimer's Society along with it's partner organisations in North East Lincolnshire are holding an event for Dementia Awareness Week on Wednesday 20th May from 10am - 4pm…

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Autism Awareness Day

30th March 2015

Focus Independent Adult Social Work is holding an Autism Awareness Day to celebrate World Autism Awareness Week. Held at The Humber Royal Hotel on Thursday 2nd April from…

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Launch of Charging Consultation for Social Care Services

30th March 2015

Why is North East Lincolnshire Council reviewing its Charging Policy? When the Care Act comes into force on 1st April 2015, the legal basis for calculating charges for…

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The Big Health Day 2015

26th January 2015

The Big Health Day 2015 is taking place on Friday 30th January at the Queen Street Health & Wellbeing Centre from 9.30 am to 2.00 pm.

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Carers’ Consultation

8th January 2015

The Alzheimer’s Society are running five small consultation events for carers in partnership with other carer organisation in the area in January and February 2015. For more information…

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Innovation at the Great British Care Awards

6th January 2015

focus is proud to announce that Sarah Sanderson received the runners up award for innovation at the Great British Care Awards in October 2014. Sarah was nominated by…

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Local Account 2013/14

6th January 2015

The North East Lincolnshire Local Account 2013/14 is now available to view online! The local account was introduced by the government and is a document about social care in…

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National Social Work Awards

6th January 2015

At focus independent adult social work we pride ourselves on having some of the most enthusiastic and dedicated practitioners around and this has now been recognised at a…

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National Children and Adult Services Conference 2014 | ADASS

6th January 2015

focus will be joining thousands of exhibitors and delegates from across the UK tomorrow at the National Children and Adult Services Conference | ADASS being held in Manchester,…

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focus Outreach Bus

6th January 2015

The outreach bus has been out and about in North East Lincolnshire this year, they have visited many locations such as Supermarkets, DIY Stores and Community Venues. The…

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Natational Dementia Carers Day National Dementia Carers Day ‘Your Story’ Event

6th January 2015

10.30 to 2.30 pm on Wednesday 10th September 2014 at The Floral Hall, Peoples Park, Grimsby

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“Your turn”: How one social worker faced her fear to help a service user

6th January 2015

Advanced care practitioner Heather Fuller reveals how she went diving in an attempt to win the trust of Mark, a motor neurone sufferer. By Heather Fuller Mark was…

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MyLife Dementia Portal

6th January 2015

New Dementia portal is launched North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Services4Me have launched a new Dementia portal named, MyLife. The aim of MyLife is to…

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NEW focus Solutions & focus Independent Professionals organisations

6th January 2015

We’re excited to be launching at the Health Plus Care Event 2014 two new side organisations called focus Solutions & focus Independent Professionals. focus Solutions is a new…

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Alzheimer’s Society

6th January 2015

The new Monthly Carer Activity Groups start from Wednesday 4th June 2014.  For more information please see poster below.

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The Next Steps For The Adult Social Work Practices

6th January 2015

Article by Community Care, After a three and a half years of work the adult social work practice pilots finally came to an end at the start of…

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Carers’ Week Events – 9th to 13th June 2014

6th January 2015

Various events are taking place across North East Lincolnshire during Carers’ Week 2014.

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‘You can’t replace social worker judgement with a Resource Allocation System’

6th January 2015

There is no substitute for an interactive understanding of an individual’s strengths, potential resources and their needs, says Joe Warner of The College of Social Work By Joe…

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Memory Matters

6th January 2015

Celebrating National Dementia Awareness Week! Friday 23 May from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm at Ross Sports Ground, Peaks Lane, Grimsby

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New Carers’ Support Service launches in North East Lincolnshire – Planning makes Perfect!

6th January 2015

A year of planning by the North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has secured an experienced and respected provider to deliver Carers’ Services in North East Lincolnshire.…

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NEW iPad kiosks to be launched across North East Lincolnshire

6th January 2015

20 NEW iPad kiosks are currently being installed at community venues across North East Lincolnshire, including all the GP Practices / Medical Centres. They will provide access to…

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Community Outreach Success

6th January 2015

focus adult social work has been doing some community work on the outreach bus. During an outreach session in Stallingborough, Linda Johnson, Integrated advice officer & PCSO James…

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Laceby Village Outreach Campaign

6th January 2015

focus SPA along with the Carers Team, Services 4 Me, Carer Support Workers and Young Carers are at Laceby Village Library today on the outreach bus. Giving information and…

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focus on Freedom

6th January 2015

This months Social Work Matters Magazine produced by The College of Adult Social Work, features an large article on ‘focus independent adult social work’. “Adults’ services in North-East…

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North East Lincolnshire Outreach Bus Campaign

6th January 2015

“Are you looking after someone who has a disability, illness or additional need? If so, you are a carer and would encourage you to come along to one…

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Community Care Article, Joe Warner

6th January 2015

Swapping care management for community development: running social work as a social enterprise As managing director of the first social enterprise to focus on delivering statutory social work,…

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Winter Planning

6th January 2015

A partnership of Voluntary and Public sector organisations are working together in North East Lincolnshire to avoid unnecessary hardship for elderly and vulnerable people this winter should extreme…

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Exciting and innovative new e-Marketplace in North East Lincolnshire to support choice and independence

6th January 2015

Open Objects & focus joint Press Release focus adult social work (a North East Lincolnshire Social Enterprise Company) are committed to providing a platform for adult social care…

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Social enterprise takes charge of statutory social work

6th January 2015

Source: Community Care A social enterprise has taken charge of all statutory adult social work across a local authority area in an unprecedented move. focus independent adult social work became…

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Safeguarding Adults Campaign

6th January 2015

Check out our new Safeguarding Adult Campaign HERE.

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