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Supporting people and communities because 'Community Matters'

Have you ever wondered about those small, circular plastic tokens at the supermarket? Who benefits from these tokens and how?Read more.

Help & Care’s charity shop in Southbourne is working in collaboration with Slimming World

Help & Care’s charity shop in Southbourne, Bournemouth, is working with Slimming World to promote health and wellbeing for the local community and encourage members to donate those clothes that do not fit anymore.Read more.

Mark Sharman, CEO of Help & Care, was invited to the ‘#BUNotAlone Tackling Loneliness’ event to share best practice

Mark Sharman, Help & Care’s Chief Executive, attended ‘#BUNotAlone Tackling Loneliness’ event at the Shelley Theatre on 9th November 2017, as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.Read more.

Volunteers Daphne and Charles awarded a short break in recognition of their voluntary work in Bournemouth for over 20 years

Daphne and her husband Charles are in their 80s and they have been helping the local community through volunteering for over 20 years. Following Help & Care’s nomination, the couple has been awarded a short break by Room to Reward.Read more.

Healthwatch Hampshire cited as good practice by the CQC

Healthwatch Hampshire has been cited as good practice by Healthwatch England and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for their work on promoting equality and human rights.Read more.

Help & Care appoints new Chairman of Trustees

As a charity, Help & Care relies on its Board of Trustees to provide strong governance. The role of the Board is to ensure that what we do is in line with our charitable objectives and that we operate within company and other laws.Read more.

'Healthwatch Network Awards 2017

Healthwatch (HW) Isle of Wight, West Sussex, and Dorset have been successful at the 'Healthwatch Network Awards 2017' for their outstanding contribution to health and social care in their local areas.Read more.

Life as an Advocacy Worker

As Help & Care celebrates 20 years of providing advocacy services, one of our advocacy & support workers Karen Taylor tells us what her job involves.Read more.

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