News from Warwickshire Race Equality Partnership

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  1. National Hate Crime Week

National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2016 ran from 8 – 15 October 2016  and was an opportunity for people to raise awareness of what hate crime is and how we can respond to it when we witness or are victim to it. This can help to ensure people report instances of hate crime, victims get the support they need and those committing it are met with justice.

WREP has supported a range of activities which took place during the week.

For information on what a hate crime is and how to report, please visit the WREP website on  – http://www.wrep.org.uk/reportincident

  1. Care Quality Commission (CQC) – State of Care Report

The CQC have produced their annual “State of Care” Report on the quality of health & social care in England.  This document can be found at: http://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/20161013_stateofcare1516_web.pdf

Specific findings from the report are summarised here:

They have also highlighted one very important part of the report, the section on their monitoring of the use of the Deprivation of Liberty Standards (DoLS): 

3. Warwickshire County Council – New Living Well with Dementia website

Warwickshire County Council have launched their new website for anyone who would like to know more about dementia at: https://dementia.warwickshire.gov.uk/.

They invite comments and feedback on the new website, which can be made via email to: dementiapartnership@warwickshire.gov.uk.  Suggestions submitted by Friday 21st October 2016 will be considered and actioned where appropriate.

 

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