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    Specialist food on the move

    25 Aug 2016

    Careline 2016: Nikki Saunders looks at the development of Jewish Care's food services for vulnerable people in the community...

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    I am invisible simply because others refuse to see

    29 Jul 2016

    Sonia Douek's blog about the importance of being inclusive with all members of our community and beyond....

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    Moving away from what is wrong to what is strong

    07 Jun 2016

    Sonia Douek blogs that people who need support and advice should not be turned into victims who are suddenly helpless. Rather we should look to build on their strengths to help them find a solution...

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    Prioritise volunteering - shape communities

    12 May 2016

    Sonia Douek, blogs about the benefits that involvement in volunteering can have on local and wider community groups.

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    Spotlight: Rosie's Little Bubulas

    04 May 2016

    Jewish Care's first baby and toddler music class "Rosie's Little Bubalas" was set up in May 2015 by Jenna Kay (nee Sweet). She named the group in memory of her grandma Rosie Sweet who spent the last year of her life....

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    Spotlight: Young Volunteers

    28 Jan 2016

    18 year old Krishny Shibi is one of hundreds of young volunteers who spend time every week volunteering for Jewish Care. They all have one thing in common....

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    Loneliness a silent epidemic?

    15 Jan 2016

    Loneliness – a silent epidemic? The question raised in the BBC’s recent programme ‘The Age of Loneliness’ (BBC1, Thursday 7 January, 2016) ‘loneliness – you can’t see it, you can’t touch it and you can’t smell it – you can only feel it...

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    Our biggest challenge to date?

    15 Dec 2015

    Careline - Winter 2015: Jewish Care’s chief executive Simon Morris shares his views on the past year which saw the 25th Anniversary of Jewish Care and the introduction of the National Living Wage...

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    Leading the way

    14 Dec 2015

    Careline - Winter 2015: A new programme inspired by Jewish Care Chairman Steven Lewis and a young surveyor called Nat Roden is focusing on our future leaders...

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    Ask us a question

    14 Dec 2015

    Careline - Winter 2015: Our free confidential helpline provides advice and information about support on offer either from Jewish Care or other local service providers. These are some of the questions our trained staff have been dealing with recently...

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    Keeping it in the family…

    11 Dec 2015

    Careline - Summer 2015: From weddings to Bar Mitzvahs and special birthdays, Simchas in our resources are truly special occasions. Among them was Jamie, who became the first boy to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah at Princess Alexandra Home...

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    A thought on International Volunteer Day 2015

    27 Nov 2015

    Over the past five years or so there has been growing literature and incentives about why people volunteer, aimed at encouraging more people to get involved...