A new self-management programme for those over the age of 45 and living with persistent pain will be rolled out across Cornwall, following a hugely successful trial.
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43.7% of Cornwall’s population is classified as rural*. With community nurses often working alone in villages and isolated areas of the county, it can often be a challenge to ensure their safety.
This week nurses, outreach workers, healthcare assistants, a clinical psychologist, a family therapist and a unit manager are among 30 new recruits who joined a team of medical professionals to work within Cornwall’s very first child and adolescent mental health unit.
A provider of health care services in Cornwall is offering apprenticeships to its employees to encourage home-grown nurses, personal development and job opportunities, without the debt which frequently occurs whilst studying.
In the name of Christmas spirit, last week over 50 socially isolated older persons from the St Austell area were invited to a special Christmas lunch, full of festive cheer.
A music group promoting singing and socialising for those with memory loss and dementia has recently been joined by the Mullion Sunshine Memory Café, to combine resources available for those with memory loss.
A volunteer who has been giving her time to help those facing mental illness for over two decades has been awarded the title of “Health and Care Volunteer of the Year”, at this year’s Cornwall Celebrates Volunteering Awards.
Tissue Viability teams across the county made a stand for national Stop The Pressure Day on 15 November to increase healthcare professional and public awareness about the damaging impact of pressure ulcers.