East Riding Libraries and Customer Services are delighted to have reopened as lockdown restrictions have eased.
Since re-opening on Monday, 6 July, the teams have dealt with thousands of queries and book reservations, and just as many books returned. However, during the lockdown, the teams focused on the other main purpose of Libraries and Customer Services – the local community.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Community Support Services has received an ‘outstanding’ rating in its latest inspection from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which took place on 5, 6 and 9 March 2020.
The Community Support Services is a domiciliary care service providing a reablement service to people living within their own homes in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has launched Active East Riding. It is a new website, full of ideas and suggestions for people of all ages during the period when the council’s facilities are closed, allowing people to #stayhomestayactive.
As the days go by and we are faced with uncertainty, residents are on lockdown in their homes and keyworkers are continuing their day-to-day jobs in order to ensure vital services can continue to protect the residents of the East Riding.
As residents endure another week of living behind the same four walls, tempers may be high, patience frayed and moods low.
The Old School House in New Walkergate, Beverley, has been rated as “outstanding” overall after the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted an unannounced inspection.
The East Riding of Yorkshire Council-run care home maintained its outstanding rating in the “Well Led” section when the CQC visited the premises on 18, 21 and 22 November and was also rated as “outstanding” in the “Effective”, “Caring” and “Responsive” categories.
A Hull team has been crowned as the winner of the Humber Care Tech Challenge 2019 with their design on how to support people living with dementia.
Team Ull-Tra Fast designed a technological concept on how to ease the symptoms of dementia suffers who experience sundown syndrome. The term refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests at a certain time of day.
The Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board has visited Hull Royal Infirmary to talk to staff about the winter challenges of the NHS and the way hospital discharges were managed.
Chairman Councillor Jonathan Owen spoke to Ellen Ryabov, the hospital’s chief operating officer, and Scott Rayner, hospital social care team manager at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, about their experiences during the worst time of the year.
The Old School House in New Walkergate, Beverley, has become the first registered council-run care home in Yorkshire to be rated as “outstanding” after the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted an unannounced inspection.
The East Riding of Yorkshire Council-run care home maintained its outstanding rating in the “Well Led” section when the CQC visited the premises on 21 and 22 March and the support provided was rated as “outstanding” in the “Effective” and “Caring” categories.
On Wednesday the 15 March 2017, the National Better Care team visited the East Riding of Yorkshire as part of their local learning programme to look at the work being undertaken as part of the Better Care Fund (BCF) programme.
Delivered through a partnership between the NHS, Local Government, Health and social care providers and the Voluntary/Community Sector, the BCF programme aims to improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
Many people will be looking ahead to spending time with loved ones over the Christmas and New Year period.
But there is a team of dedicated council staff who will be working around the clock to ensure the safety of some of the East Riding’s most vulnerable residents while giving their friends and family that all important peace of mind.
Building carer friendly communities was the theme of a multi-agency event which has taken place in the East Riding to mark Carers Rights Day.
Organised by the East Riding Carers Support Service, the full-day event which was held at Driffield Showground, gave organisations from across the area the opportunity to come together to explore and discuss the support and services available to the estimated 40,000 carers in the East Riding.
To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2014, East Riding of Yorkshire Council is keen to highlight its commitment to developing its workforce and recognising the need to have appropriate routes into employment.