Advocacy is a way of supporting individuals and enabling them to voice their opinions in their dealings with Health and Adult Social Care Services. Home Instead West Lancashire & Chorley feel that Central Advocacy professionally reflects and informs individuals about their options and rights. Whilst respecting people’s rights to control their own lives and make their own informed choices.
West Lancashire Council for Voluntary Service is a registered charity, established in 1973, it is the lead umbrela group for the voluntary, community and faith sectors (VCFS) in West Lancashire. Its seeks to assist and promote VCFS activity throughout West Lancashire.
Provides community transport services to residents of West Lancashire who find it difficult to use public transport.
Work in partnership with Central Lancashire NHS Primary Care Trust, Lancashire County Adult and Community Services, West Lancashire District Council, West Lancashire Council for Voluntary Service and other statutory, voluntary, charity and private organisations. The West Lancashire Carers' Centre inform, support, promote and fund carers and parents’ health and social care services and activities, and they listen to, inform and support carers and parents with practical actions.
West Lancashire gets behind National Dementia Awareness Week West Lancashire CCG is supporting free local dementia workshops in support of National Dementia Awareness Week (19–25 May). Being organised by Home Instead, the workshops will provide a forum to discuss dementia, helping people understand the condition and provide various techniques to manage behaviours. A spokesperson for NHS West Lancashire CCG, said: “With an aging population and a predicted increase in the number of people living with dementia, this is a core focus area for the CCG. However, tackling this and delivering improvements cannot be achieved alone. We need to work closely with everyone from carers to our healthcare partners, and workshops like this play an integral role.“NHS West Lancashire CCG