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Fort Gordon Connection: Exchange on post set to open soon

It’s been nearly 2 years in the making – and soon the Exchange at Fort Gordon will be complete.  That’s great news for shoppers – and even better news, financially, for those on the installation.  372 more words


Out of sight

The place where my Uncle lived is surrounded by high wire fences.  There are signs warning of security patrols, or telling people to keep out because it’s dangerous. 766 more words


Fort Gordon Connection: Fitness Center employees create FIT App

“The most important thing was convenience. We wanted to make it easy for folks to record their progress,” explains Nathan Hoeller, FIT app developer at Fort Gordon. 369 more words


Fort Gordon hosts job fair to help hire heroes

Once soldiers approach their final year in the military it’s time to start thinking about their future.

“What we have to do is make sure we connect. 283 more words


Figures show massive backlog in DoLs

The Alzheimer’s Society is expressing fears over the “massive backlog” of DoLs applications.

The Health and Social Care Information Centre on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) has released quarterly figures for January – March 2015 and they’re shocking. 251 more words

Care Homes

The challenge for new Care Minister Alistair Burt

Goodbye Norman Lamb, the former Lib Dem Care Minister: hello Conservative Alistair Burt, who has now been appointed to the role.

Under Lamb’s watch he juggled a heavy Westminster workload – not least ensuring passage of the watershed Care Act – with a remorseless programme of visits to observe care practice. 226 more words

Community Care

Dudley grabbing good headlines over dementia care

Good headlines in care are hard to find and as rare as hen’s teeth. I was thrilled, therefore, to see that Prime Minister David Cameron has praised Dudley’s approach to caring for people with dementia. 351 more words

Community Care