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Dorset Macmillan Advocacy awarded Volunteer Group of the Year at the annual Awards Evening by the Volunteer Centre Dorset

The 25 peer advocates of Dorset Macmillan Advocacy won the ‘Volunteer Group of the Year’ award at the annual Awards held by the Volunteer Centre Dorset.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.

Bob and Maddy Smith

Bob and Maddy Smith have been supporting older people affected by cancer in Dorset since 2012 by volunteering their time with our Dorset Macmillan Advocacy service. Recently, their contribution was recognised with a presentation at Help & Care.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.

‘My Health My Way’ project with Westbourne Medical Centre

At Help & Care, we have long believed that self-management support ‘worked’, and have been provided a self-management support service in Dorset, Poole and Bournemouth since 2014.Read more.