News and Articles Archive

News
20th February 2024

Headway Nottingham: Fundraising to Stop the Closure

Since re-opening after the pandemic, Headway Nottingham is at risk of closing down. The fantastic charity supports individuals who have sustained a brain injury and is also full of volunteers…

News
22nd January 2024

Lunar Summers: A Pioneering Case Manager and Occupational Therapist

Who is Lunar Summers? Lunar Summers is a highly experienced and dedicated occupational therapist with a diverse background in healthcare provision. Over the years, she has gathered extensive knowledge and…

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19th January 2024

BIG Cerebral Palsy Conference 2024 Reflection

Wednesday 17th January 2024 played host to the Brain Injury Group Cerebral Palsy Conference 2024. This event brought together speakers and experts involved in the care of individuals with Cerebral...
Articles
18th January 2024

The Legal and Practical Aspects of PI Claims – Warren Maxwell

An introduction to Warren Maxwell Warren Maxwell is a Partner at Stewarts Law, the UK’s largest litigation-only law firm. With over 400 staff and 80 partners, they have an international...
News
15th January 2024

Jo Wingate: Our Committed Registered Manager Ensuring First-Class Care Delivery

With over 10 years of experience as a Registered Manager, Jo Wingate personifies the dedication, professionalism, and unwavering focus required by the role to ensure care is delivered safely and…

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9th January 2024

Complex Needs: What are these?

The term complex needs has become an important term, referring to a mix of physical, mental, social, or environmental challenges affecting a person’s well-being. While lacking a universal definition, these…

News
20th December 2023

Embracing Adulthood: From Child to Adult Care Services

Transitioning from child to adult care is a complex journey full of emotions and challenges. When young individuals face this next step, it can often feel like navigating uncharted waters without…

News
20th December 2023

Pressure Ulcers: Highlighting the Painful Problem

What is a Pressure Ulcer?   Pressure ulcers are painful areas of damage to the skin and underlying tissue.  They often occur in areas where bones are close to the skin’s surface,…

News
18th December 2023

Empowering U Case Managers: Introducing Jacque and Helen

We have expanded our case management team; introducing Jacque and Helen, our new Empowering U Case Managers. With a joint 52+ years under their belts in the nursing sector, we…

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18th December 2023

Press Release: Health and Care Services across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin ‘under extreme pressure’

A message from Dr Nick White, Chief Medical Officer of NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin   Dear colleagues, Services across the health and care system in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin…

News
11th December 2023

Clinical Lead and Tireless Advocate for Clinical Governance

Who is Rachel? Since our founding in 2014, Empowering U has provided a clear commitment to clinical governance and client safety as paramount. Working closely with our complex care team,…

News
17th November 2023

Andrew Williams to take on a ultra-marathon for BBC Children In Need 

Our East Midlands, Lincolnshire & Yorkshire branch’s Head of Operations, Andrew Williams, is taking on a ultra-marathon around Shipley Country Park, Derbyshire on 26th November to raise money for BBC…

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16th November 2023

Empowering U are Proud Supporters of IRCM

We are pleased to announce that Empowering U are now proud supporters of IRCM (Institute of Registered Case Managers). The IRCM is a not-for-profit organisation whose role will be to…

Articles
15th November 2023

UKABIF Summit 2023 Reflection

Monday 6th November played host to the UKABIF (United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum) Summit 2023. This event brought together key parties involved in the rehabilitation and care of individuals…

Articles
10th November 2023

The Synergy between Complex Care and Case Management

The Empowering U umbrella encompasses Empowering U Complex Care (EUCC) and Empowering U Case Management (EUCM) in which both teams work in conjunction with one another to ensure a client...
Articles
1st November 2023

How do Case Managers Reduce the Stress of a Client and Family?

Overview According to the Mental Health Foundation, at some point last year, 74% in the UK noted that they felt stressed and unable to cope. At the most basic level,…

News
27th October 2023

Director Nicola Protheroe-Jones appointed Governor of Black Country NHS Foundation Trust

Empowering U Director and Head of Services, Nicola Protheroe-Jones, has been re-appointed as a Governor of Black Country NHS Foundation Trust. Nicola has already completed a 3-year stint in the…

Jobs
10th July 2020

West Midlands Vacancies

Complex Support Worker – Walsall, West Midlands Community Support Worker – Walsall, West Midlands Team Leader – Walsall, West Midlands Children’s Learning Disabilities Support Worker – Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Jobs
10th July 2020

East Midlands & Lincolnshire Vacancies

Complex Care Assistant – Lincolshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire Complex Care Assistant (Nights) – Leicester Child Complex Care Assistant – Lincoln, Lincolnshire Client Consultant – Leicester Care Assistant (Nights) – Leicestershire

Jobs
10th July 2020

Shropshire & Staffordshire Vacancies

Branch Nurse (RMN/) – Shropshire Community Support Worker – Shropshire Night Carer – Shropshire Team Leader – Shropshire

News
4th February 2020

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