Dorset news

Care Act comes into force

The biggest change in adult social care for 60 years came into force today, 1 April, bringing big changes to the way people can plan and pay for their care and support. The Care Act will mean clearer financial arrangements, better information and advice, improved support for carers and greater choice of services. A key…

Clubbers support Motor Neurone

The Friday coffee club in Ferndown recently made a donation of £100 to the East Dorset and New Forest Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA). The money was raised one morning by club members, who meet in the Theatre Bar at the Barrington Centre every Friday. During the year they hold a number of fundraising…