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Fort Gordon Connection: Fitness Center employees create FIT App

There are tons of apps now for your smartphone that can help obtain a healthier lifestyle. Now, Fort Gordon is jumping in on the trend with their new FIT App, designed to add a little competition along with it. 401 more words

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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

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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

Nursing homes seeking assurance from new Government

The Registered Nursing Homes Association has been quick to seek assurances on care provision from our latest crop of MPs.

In a front page article in Caring UK, the group which has long campaigned for a better deal from government on nursing care, is asking MPs to sign up to five pledges on the future care of older people. 286 more words

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Fort Gordon Connection: Grovetown woman named "2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year" - Featured on Today Show

The 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year has a new winner.

Corie Weathers of Grovetown has won.

She was nominated by her husband, Army Battalion Chaplain Matthew Weathers who works on post at Fort Gordon. 147 more words