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Social Care & Health

We’re responsible for providing social care for vulnerable adults and older people across Staffordshire as well as providing support for those who care for them.

Our Children and Families Social Work Teams provide advice, support and social work to families – parents, children and other carers.

Reshaped health and wellbeing service to be scrutinised at committee

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A reshaped family health and wellbeing service will see support given to the families that need it the most, according to plans revealed today. A cross-party scrutiny committee will consider the approach to commissioning the new service, which will cover amongst others health visiting, the family nurse partnership and parental support through children’s centres. Staffordshire County Council inherited responsibility for ...

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Trading Standards continue work to stamp out ‘legal highs’

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Trading Standards officers across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent will continue to monitor premises selling so-called legal highs in light of new legislation. New laws banning the production, sale and supply of new psychoactive substances (NPSs) have come into force. It is now illegal to supply any so-called “legal highs” for human consumption, which includes selling them or giving them away for ...

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Foster carer Leon Says ‘don’t rule yourself out’

Leon by fostering bus

  ‘You need to be a certain age’, ‘be in a relationship’, or ‘own your own home’–are just some of the misconceptions that prevent people from considering fostering according to findings by Staffordshire County Council. But one young foster carer from Staffordshire is now proving that fostering can be for everyone. Leon Hudson is 27 years old, is single and ...

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