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Older person with friend

Social workers praised in external review

Social workers looking after vulnerable adults in the borough have been praised following an external review of their work by industry experts.

Cllr Matt Rogers, cabinet member for adult social care, with team manager Wendy Malpass (centre) and members of the authority's urgent care team

More people to spend Christmas at home

More people will be spending Christmas at home thanks to joint work between Dudley Council and The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust.

Councillor Ruth Buttery

Pledge to support vulnerable despite budget strains

Services for older people and children in Dudley will continue to be a priority despite an overspend of more than £12million putting an “unprecedented strain” on budgets.

Older person with friend

Free drop-in event to help unpaid carers

A free drop-in event is being held tomorrow (Thu) to help unpaid carers in the borough.

Poppies made by centre users at Queens Cross Network

Recycled bottles support Remembrance display

Thousands of recycled plastic bottles have been used by service users at a Dudley Council run centre to create a poppy display in Amblecote.

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Continued improvement for adult social care

An annual survey of people using adult social care services in Dudley borough has revealed positive results.

Living well, feeling safe

Living well and feeling safe event

People can find out how to live well and feel safe at an event taking place next week at the Merry Hill Centre.

Cllr Matt Rogers (left) and Cllr Patrick Harley with members of the new reablement team SQUARE

New care team tasked with helping people return home after hospital

Dudley Council is to take on up to 80 new care staff to help people regain their independence and return home after hospital stays.

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Holy water conman ordered to pay more than £190,000

A rogue trader who grossly overcharged four vulnerable and elderly women to pocket nearly £130,000 has been ordered to pay a confiscation order.

Older person with friend

Free events and support on offer for National Carers Week

Unpaid and informal carers in Dudley borough can enjoy a range of free events and access support as part of this year’s National Carers Week.

Natalie Neale

Plans for new extra care plus scheme progress

Plans for a new multi-million-pound supported housing development in Brierley Hill are progressing as Dudley Council seeks a housing provider to run the scheme.