Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week
This National Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Adults Board is calling on organisations and individuals across the region to help raise awareness of adult abuse.
Medway supports national campaign to end domestic violence
We are supporting a national campaign which aims to change attitudes and raise awareness of domestic abuse.
Stay cool this summer
With temperatures forecasted to soar over the coming days, residents are reminded to take precautions to stay safe and check up on vulnerable friends and relatives.
Charities encouraged to apply for funding to further support older residents
Charities and voluntary organisations in Medway are being encouraged to apply for funding to help them improve the lives, and wellbeing, of elderly residents.
Helping residents stay Better Connected
Coffee mornings, craft groups, walking football and Pilates sessions are just some of the ways Medway’s older residents can become more connected to their local communities.
Residents encouraged to get their flu jab
We are encouraging all residents to get their flu vaccine this winter.
Carers First is a finalist for Care Charity of the Year
Carers First has been shortlisted for the Care Charity of the Year in the Kent Charity Awards.
Making carers visible and valued this Carers Week
Local charity, Carers First, which we commission to deliver Medway's Carer Support Service, is on a mission to support and recognise carers this Carers Week.
Update on Medway’s Children’s Services: DfE direction revised
Medway’s independent commissioner for Children’s Services has been stood down in light of the council making good progress in its improvement journey to the services it offers children.
Improving health and social care for Medway residents
A new health and social care shared record system is being launched in Kent and Medway which will deliver significant benefits for the region’s care professionals and its 1.8million residents.
Medway encourages ‘hidden’ carers to come forward this Carers Week
Medway Council is encouraging residents who are looking after loved ones to find out more about the support that is available to them.
New app to support people who care for others
Help to Care, an innovative new mobile phone app, has been launched to support people who care for others in Kent and Medway.