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Carers’ Cash Grants

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has a ring fenced budget of £20,000 each year to provide support to carers who are experiencing high levels of stress due...

Carers’ Support

We recognise the essential and valuable role that carers play and we are committed to ensuring that carers are supported in their caring role. Support and information during COVID-19...

Celebrating World Quality in the Southern Trust

To celebrate ‘World Quality Day’ on 14 November the Southern Trust has launched its Annual Quality Report for 2018/19 and will be hosting two quality events. World Quality Day is...

Companions introduced to help dementia patients

For people living with Dementia, admission to hospital can often leave the person feeling more vulnerable and their families worried. In the Southern Health and Social Care Trust we...

Consultations

Dementia Consultation The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has launched a three month public consultation on the future provision of Inpatient Dementia Services in the Trust area. The...

Daly Family Donation to Gillis Memory Centre

The son of Sean Dingle Daly held a fundraising event in 2019 and donated over £6,000 of resources to Gillis Memory Centre. The donations arrived just before the first...

Day Care (Older People’s Services)

The Trust provides day care places for older people over 65 years old who have a level of dependency arising from illness, disability, sensory impairment, or dementia and/or assessed...

Dementia companion in the running for national award

A Dementia companion in the Southern Health and Social Care Trust has been nominated for a national award for her tireless work helping patients living with dementia. Mary Jackson...

Donation will aid patients comfort

The family of the late Brendan Turley have donated over £200 worth of gifts to Gillis Memory Centre to aid patients comfort during their stay. The gifts included 12...

Inpatient Dementia Services public consultation launch

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has launched a three month public consultation on the future provision of Inpatient Dementia Services in the Trust area. The proposed future...

Inspiring partnerships and building relationships

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has hosted a special celebration event showcasing stories directly from patient and clients who have experienced a range of Allied Health Professionals...

Knitters Wanted! Call to support dementia patients

The Southern Trust is calling on local knitters and knitting groups to support dementia patients. According to the Alzheimer’s Society there are around 850,000 people in the UK with...