Dementia-Friendly Cinema Screenings Return To Parkway

Dementia-Friendly Cinema Screenings Return To Parkway
July 30, 2022

Beverley Parkway Cinema and Theatre is returning to its very popular dementia-friendly cinema screenings in September after being postponed by the pandemic in 2020.

In addition to the lower sound system and additional lighting in the auditorium, there is no pre-film advertising and toilet and exit signs are easy to understand.

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Growing College Moves Into Restored Flemingate House

Growing College Moves Into Restored Flemingate House
December 6, 2021

A historic building in Beverley has undergone major refurbishment and restoration work to enable a growing college to expand its operations in the town.

Flemingate House, which is almost 200 years old, has undergone a £525,000 transformation to bring it back into use as the Beverley base of Linkage College, part of Linkage Community Trust.

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Specialist Developers Join Forces For Housing And Care Home Project

Specialist Developers Join Forces For Housing And Care Home Project
December 2, 2021

Two developers with specialist experience in the health and social care sector have revealed multimillion-pound plans for a new residential home and 14 houses in an expanding East Yorkshire market town.

LNT Care Developments of Leeds and Beverley-based Lovel Developments have submitted two applications covering the project on a 1.37-acre site in Market Weighton which is earmarked for development.

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Waters Ward Reopens At Bridlington Hospital

Waters Ward Reopens At Bridlington Hospital
May 21, 2020

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been in advanced discussions with East Riding of Yorkshire Council and NHS partners relating to the re-opening of a ward on the Bridlington Hospital site in order to create more capacity for residential care during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Old School House Retains Outstanding Rating

Old School House Retains Outstanding Rating
February 4, 2020

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.

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People Eligible For Free Flu Jab Being Urged To Do So

People Eligible For Free Flu Jab Being Urged To Do So
October 7, 2019

The winter nights will soon be creeping in and East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team is urging people who are eligible for the free flu vaccination to take up the offer.

Free flu jabs are available for people aged 65 and over, people aged from six months to less than 65 years of age with a long-term health condition, pregnant women, children aged from two to ten years.

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Are You Eligible For The Free Flu Vaccination?

Are You Eligible For The Free Flu Vaccination?
September 6, 2018

The winter nights will soon be creeping in and East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s associate director of public health is urging people who are eligible for the free flu vaccination to take up the offer.

Free flu jabs are available for people aged 65 and over, people aged from six months to less than 65 years of age with a long-term health condition, pregnant women, children aged from two to four years, people in long-stay residential care homes, and carers.

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Care For Yourself And Your Family This Winter

Care For Yourself And Your Family This Winter
December 14, 2017

Winter is here and carers who work in the East Riding are being reminded that they can get their flu vaccinations for free, when registered as a carer with their GP Practice.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s associate director of public health is urging people who are eligible for the free flu vaccination to take up the offer.

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New-Build Care Home Creates Prominent Landmark In Beverley Parklands

New-Build Care Home Creates Prominent Landmark In Beverley Parklands
November 11, 2017

Beverley Parklands Care Home, the new 73-bed residential care facility developed by East-Yorkshire based care provider Yorkare Homes welcomed its first residents at the end of September.

The facility, which occupies a prominent position by the A1174 to the South-East corner of the town, is a triumph of traditional build techniques, cutting-edge architecture and a unique, high-end fit-out which is individually tailored for those with specific health needs.

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Pregnant Women And Children Eligible For Free Flu Vaccinations

Pregnant Women And Children Eligible For Free Flu Vaccinations
October 4, 2017

As winter approaches, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team is urging pregnant women and young children to take up the free flu vaccination and children in Year 4 are now eligible.

Pregnant women and young children are among those at high risk and mothers are advised to protect themselves, and their unborn babies, from the disease.

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Dementia Friendly Film Screenings Return To Parkway Cinema

Dementia Friendly Film Screenings Return To Parkway Cinema
September 7, 2017

The local East Riding Dementia Friendly charity is hoping to increase participation on Thursday 28 September at the popular dementia friendly film screenings.

Screenings are held every other month at the Parkway Cinema in Beverley and are organised by local volunteers for those people living with dementia, their carer`s, families and friends.

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Protect Yourself And Your Family From The Flu This Winter

Protect Yourself And Your Family From The Flu This Winter
September 7, 2017

The winter nights will soon be creeping in and East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s associate director of public health is urging people who are eligible for the free flu vaccination to take up the offer.

Free flu jabs are available for people aged 65 and over, people aged from six months to less than 65 years of age with a long-term health condition, pregnant women, children aged from two to four years, people in long-stay residential care homes, and carers.

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Hull People Urged To Consider Home Share Scheme

Hull People Urged To Consider Home Share Scheme
June 8, 2017

Participants in Hull’s Shared Lives scheme, where families care for an adult with a disability in their own home, have urged others to consider getting involved. Shared Lives is a chance for people to share their home with an adult who needs support and would otherwise be in residential care.

Those who become Shared Lives carers are carefully matched with the person they look after and receive full training and financial support. They also have access to the network of professionals behind Shared Lives, who provide practical help and advice at every stage of the process.

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Old School House Care Home First in Yorkshire to be Rated Outstanding

Old School House Care Home First in Yorkshire to be Rated Outstanding
May 27, 2017

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.

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HULL : £1.25m Cash Boost For Independent Living Project

Confederation of British Industry Report Highlights Hull As ‘Star Performer’
December 28, 2016

Hull City Council (HCC) has successfully secured £1.25m to help people who have a range of disabilities to live more independently.

The council successfully bid for part the Department of Health’s £25m fund for Housing and Technology for People with Learning Disabilities. The money will be used to adapt existing homes and kit out those currently empty ready for a new occupant.

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