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Caring for carers thanks to All Together Better

Caring for carers thanks to All Together Better

A Sunderland carer has praised a specialised, free training course set up to help those looking after someone who has a long term health condition. Alan Crawford, from Ryhope, cares for his wife Chris, who lives with debilitating health problems requiring...

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Safe and sound with Self Care in Sunderland

Safe and sound with Self Care in Sunderland

People across Sunderland are being supported to understand the “self care” skills required to enhance their lives and those of loved ones. Through All Together Better Sunderland – an NHS funded programme that brings health and social care together along with other...

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Joined up care gets Eddie back on his feet

Joined up care gets Eddie back on his feet

A Sunderland man is on the pathway to independence, with a joined-up health and social care team behind him every step of the way. Eddie Bowmaker, 80, from Ryhope suffered a number of nasty falls which left him weak and unsteady. He is now getting back on his feet,...

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Telecare team on hand for support

"Across Sunderland, hundreds of people with long term conditions live alone or are supported by family members or carers. To remain independent in their own home they sometimes need specialised equipment just in case they have unexpected illness, a fall or accident"....

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Vanguard putting care back into Sunderland homes

It’s two years since All Together Better was launched in Sunderland - a programme bringing together health and social care, designed to improve the lives of people in Sunderland who need it most. The programme - which aims to get some of the frailest people in the...

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Nursing duo’s pride after win

An award-winning healthcare duo, who have managed the introduction of a joined-up team that delivers stepped-up care to some of the city's most vulnerable people, have spoken of their pride at securing a Sunderland Echo Best of Health Award. Sunderland Echo, May 25,...

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Twitter

A talented artist is raising awareness of a new programme being rolled out across Sunderland care homes to help spot the early signs of illness. Well done, Shane! atbsunderland.org.uk… pic.twitter.com/LkYs…