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Plans for a new-age Jubilee Centre

Day service users are to be given the chance to help design a brand new multi-million pound venue in Bolton. Bolton Council wants to build a state-of-the-art day centre in Halliwell. People who use the centre – which includes adults with learning disabilities and members of the wider community – will be central to saying […]

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Glowing report for Supported Living in Bolton

Friendly, relaxed and respectful are just some of the words used to describe a service that helps people to live independently. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited the Supported Living service in September this year and judged it to be ‘Good’ in all five categories: safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Their overall […]

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Good rating for Shared Lives scheme

A service which enables adults with disabilities to live with a carer as part of a family environment has passed a Government inspection with flying colours. The Shared Lives service has received a ‘Good’ rating overall from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), and was found to be ‘Good’ in all five categories: safe, effective, caring, […]

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Winners of Bolton Cares Awards

People who look after some of the most vulnerable local people have been honoured. The winners of the first annual Bolton Cares awards have been announced at an awards ceremony. To celebrate Bolton Cares first year in business, both staff and public have been able to vote for which team, person or project they feel […]

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Our Bolton Cares Awards 2017 shortlist

Thank you to everyone who has nominated our staff for our first Bolton Cares Awards. We’ve received around 100 nominations and from these nominations we’ve gone through the difficult process of picking out a shortlist of three finalists for each category. We are honouring the work of Bolton Cares employees who meet the values of the organisation […]

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New Look for New Lane

Our Respite House at New Lane has a smart new look. It is available for people with severe and enduring mental illness in crisis, where hospital admission would not be appropriate or necessary.  Our supportive environment offers 24 hour care for up to six people, including one ground floor en-suite wheelchair accessible bedroom. The building […]

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Dementia Award

The Brazley Centre has been given a Dementia Friendly Award from the Bolton Dementia Action Alliance at their ceremony held at Bolton Arena. The Brazley Centre provides day support for older people, autistic adults and adults with learning disabilities. Achieving this award involved an assessment of the environment, staff awareness/training and the support they provide […]

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The Bolton Cares Awards

To help us celebrate our first year we’d like you to help us honour and reward the work of Bolton Cares employees. We’re looking for those Bolton Cares employees who meet the values of the organisation – individuals or teams who deliver high quality, compassionate care and support; who put people first; who are warm, […]

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Celebrating Shared Lives Week

The Bolton Cares Shared Lives team is celebrating Shared Lives Week 2017 (17-25 June). We have just had a fantastic Bingo morning which finished off with a big cake! Thank you to all our team, carers, service users and family members who attended The aim of the event is to celebrate the dedication and enthusiasm […]

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Improvements To New Lane

Work is underway to refurbish New Lane Short Break Service. The old woodchip wallpaper has been removed and the building is being redecorated throughout. The kitchen is being replaced with modern units and long standing drainage and damp problems have been fixed. The old furniture is going into a skip and there will be new […]