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    Personal responsibility

    13 May 2015

    Following the election, Sonia Douek offers a response to the belief of the government that we should take on more personal responsibility for care...

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    Volunteering agreements - should you have one?

    11 Mar 2015

    Whatever we do in life we all want to know what is expected from us and, where this involves other people, we will all try to set out for those others a framework that will help us to make that relationship a good, working one....

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    Thoughts from a 100 year old on his 100th birthday

    18 Feb 2015

    Maurice Gordon is a resident of Jewish Care’s Lady Sarah Cohen House. He was interviewed recently by the Jewish News for their regular feature: a 100 second interview with a centenarian...

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    Age of Opportunity

    19 Jan 2015

    Sonia Douek discusses the implications for volunteering in response to the demographic shift in the UK where nearly a quarter of the population will be over 65 by the year 2033...

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    Faith - too significant to ignore

    17 Dec 2014

    Faith is about family and community. For those with no family it means that you know you have a community with a shared history who can become your family. Read more...

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    Ask us a question

    12 Dec 2014

    Careline - Winter 2014: Jewish Care Direct is the charity’s confidential helpline, providing emotional support and information on a wide range of health and social care enquiries, as well as...

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    War and Remembrance

    12 Dec 2014

    Careline - Winter 2014: Jewish Care has a number of clients who are 100 or even older. In the year when we commemorate the start of the Great War, Careline looks back...

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    Pictures at an exhibition

    12 Dec 2014

    Careline - Winter 2014: A new display at an Oxfordshire museum was the starting point for a remarkable reunion...

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    How do we combat loneliness?

    12 Dec 2014

    Careline - Winter 2014: How do we combat loneliness?

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    UK Older People's Day (Part 8)

    11 Nov 2014

    After the success of UK Older Peoples' Day 2014, Sonia Douek blogs about the recent Shabbat UK and how at Jewish Care, Shabbat services and programmes are focused on bringing residents together...

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    UK Older People’s Day (Part 7)

    01 Oct 2014

    UK Older People’s Day has arrived. Lots of organisations will be running events up and down the country, engaging older people in activity that demonstrates that your age is not a hindrance to being active and making...

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    October News round-up

    01 Oct 2014

    The latest news from across the media, looking at various issues in the social care and service sector.