The West Oxfordshire village of Clanfield is highlighted as the county’s leading example of a community caring for those with dementia in a report funded through a Healthwatch Oxfordshire grant programme, which was published today 22nd July 2015.
The report by Oxfordshire Rural Community Council draws attention to a group that was set up a year ago and now meets regularly in the local pub to plan support for those in the village with dementia.
Hearsay! 2015 - Call for a more ‘joined-up’ health and social care in Oxfordshire
People using health and social care services in Oxfordshire want the authorities to take a more joined up approach and to become more user friendly, according to a report released today by Healthwatch Oxfordshire.
Alice's Report - Alice pleads for better mental health care
Alice Hicks, backed by Healthwatch Oxfordshire has conducted an investigation into how best to set up and run a robust and independent mental health service user-run group. Healthwatch Oxfordshire CEO Rachel Coney said: “Alice’s report is a wonderful example of a determined woman setting out to discover how she can help to improve a service for those receiving mental healthcare."