Heritage Book: I Remember When…

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A book of local memories has been published by Age ConcernBirmingham (ACB) to celebrate the lives of older people in the WestMidlands, whilst also raising money for the organisation’s much neededservices. During the past 18 months, the Birmingham-rooted charity kept its keyservices going, supporting thousands of older people and carers throughoutthe Covid pandemic and lengthy lockdown. ACB’s Chief Executive, Becky Bews said “our organisation exists to supportolder adults and others in need to promote health and wellbeing and duringthe COVID-19 …

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European project EldiCare reaches a successful end in April 2021

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The involvement of Age Concern Birmingham in the Erasmus+ funded project EldiCare reached a successful end in April 2021. The project has explored the need for standard training for care givers across Europe in response to the background of the ageing population of the region. Research carried out in Europe had highlighted a skills mismatch in the elderly care sector, so our project was designed to offer a pathway for carers through education and training in health applications. The partners …

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