Month: October 2017

Our talk at the Adult Health and Social Care Scrutiny Committee

October 17, 2017

Healthwatch Camden attends the regular meetings of the Adult Health and Social Care Scrutiny Committee. The role of this committee, which is comprised of elected members of Camden Council, is to scrutinise matters relating to health, public health and adult social care. They also listen to local residents with a view to improving health and social care services, reducing health inequalities and improving the health and care of local residents.

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We were featured on Camden Community Radio!

October 16, 2017

Recently, our Director Frances Hasler did an interview for Camden community radio (CCRadio). CCRadio produces weekly shows about life and events in Camden. They were interesting in finding out more about what our role is in the community.

Frances talked about our work with local people and organisations, she also spoke on our highlights of the year and how our work has influenced the delivery of health and social care services in Camden.

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Frances Hasler – Healthwatch Camden Director message

October 11, 2017

In December 2016, Camden Council’s Cabinet Members approved the development of a new strategy for working with older and disabled people.

The title of the strategy is “Supporting people, connecting communities: living and aging better in Camden”.

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Quality in residential care homes reports – results

October 10, 2017

We’re seeing great results from our work in partnership with Independent Age on indicators of quality in care homes. Read our reports for more information.  

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Your Voice Counts – in Winter

October 4, 2017

This winter, Healthwatch Camden is going out into the community to find out what is important to local people in terms of Camden’s health and social care service provision.

We’ll have stalls, for example in local libraries, supermarkets and college campuses. We want people to tell us the health and social care issues that they think should be prioritised especially over the winter months by service providers.  

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How accessible are Camden’s community centres?

October 3, 2017

Healthwatch Camden and Camden Disability Action are working together to find out how accessible Camden’s community centres are for local residents with disabilities. 

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We attended the Cloud Nine Community Heritage Festival

October 3, 2017

Shelly Khan – our Engagement Manager, attended the Cloud Nine Community Heritage Festival on 16 September 2017 organised by the West Euston Partnership,  

Fantasy High Street and Old Diorama Arts Centre

The festival is a free one day family event celebrating 40 years of arts, architecture and community life in Euston and King’s Cross.

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