Author: Lauren Keen

Mencap has produced Easy Read guides for voters, as well as a supporter’s pack including flashcards to help people understand how to vote. Download our Easy Read guide to voting Download our guide for supporters Download our Easy Read guide about engaging with your local...

Main changes: Many rates of benefit remain frozen due to the Welfare Cap A new benefit- Bereavement Support Payment There is a small increase in disability benefits Pensioner benefits to rise in line with the 'triple lock' Changes to Universal Credit including a decrease in...

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service provide advice to everyone and for the more vulnerable such as the elderly, people living alone and those with reduced mobility the Service offers a free of charge fire safety check in the home. As its name suggests, a...

Use of computers and the internet will virtually be a must in the next few years, so if you are nervous of technology or just need a bit of support: Take a look! DROP-IN COMPUTER CAFÉ for the over 50s FREE Thursdays 10am-11am Venue: Community Room at Smallbrook Gardens,...

Cited: www.westyorkshire.police.uk/dementia/herbert-protocol A national scheme being introduced by West Yorkshire Police and other agencies which encourages carers to compile useful information which could be used in the event of a vulnerable person going missing. Carers, family members and friends can complete in advance, a form recording all vital details,...

[caption id="attachment_8309" align="alignleft" width="300"] Carer Gary receiving the cheque.[/caption] The donation of £100 was passed to us at yesterday's Weobley Carers' group by Sue McLean, who is the volunteer who runs the Weobley lunch club. They have really good attendance of and raise funds for charity via...