Blue Monday takes a positive new life as Brew Monday

Blue Monday takes a positive new life as Brew Monday

In the last decade, the third Monday of January has been referred to as “Blue Monday”, notoriously thought to be the most depressing day of the year. In the northern hemisphere, this concept draws its context from the dark winter days, the post-Christmas come down and...
It’s not enough to just help providers survive

It’s not enough to just help providers survive

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a scheme of the Australian Government that funds costs relevant to a disability. Since the scheme was legislated in 2013 our disability service sector has improved somewhat, but there is still room for much improvement. That...
New Models of Care

New Models of Care

Times are changing for Social Care The Covid-19 pandemic took everyone by surprise.  Lock-downs around the world forced people to work differently and, in some sectors, it led to complete shutdowns.  The essential services provided within Social Care had to continue....
Good Care Month 2020

Good Care Month 2020

July marks Good Care Month , honouring the great work carers do every single day. As the population grows , individuals of all ages with complex needs are requiring extra care and support. However, vacant job posts in adult social care continue to rise. Here at...
Loneliness Affects Us All

Loneliness Affects Us All

This week marks Loneliness Awareness Week, started four years ago by the Marmalade Trust to raise awareness of the natural human condition, loneliness, and to encourage people to talk about their experience with it. Loneliness has been shown to have detrimental...