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Sean Tunnicliffe

About Sean Tunnicliffe

Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

New NHS England guides for GPs

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, PSI
25th September 2017|

NHS England have just published guides about how to make GP services more accessible to disabled people, linked to the Accessible Information Standard: https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/guides-to-help-staff-support-people-with-access-needs/ There is one specifically about reasonable adjustments for learning disabled patients

Do You Want to Act? Become a Member of Ignite

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
25th September 2017|

Dark Horse is a theatre company based in Huddersfield. Their new theatre company, Ignite, meet every Saturday morning to learn new acting skills, build confidence and have fun. They  are on the look out for new members [...]

LSLCS Vacancy: Connect Helpline Manager

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
25th September 2017|

Connect Helpline Manager  P01-02, points 35-38. £30,785-£33,437 (Pro rata)    Actual starting salary £25,792.  Hours: 30 per week. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday during the day and 5.30pm-2am, Saturday, plus additional evening and weekend hours. Leeds Survivor Led Crisis [...]

New research on young people’s mental health

By |Mental Health
22nd September 2017|

The Right People, Right Questions project is looking for your unanswered questions on young people’s mental health that can be answered by research. They want to hear from 11 – 25 year olds with experience of mental [...]

26 September | Back On Top Course

By |Health & Care, Older People
22nd September 2017|

1pm - 3pm at Feel Good Factor, 53 Louis Street, Chapeltown, Leeds, LS7 4BP Are you over 50 with a long-term condition? If so come and join our 7 week course! Mindfulness relaxation techniques How to improve [...]

Mental Health in the Workplace; a blog from Andrea Denison

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
22nd September 2017|

With World Mental Health Day just around the corner (10th October), there is a lot of talk about mental health and particularly about mental health in the workplace. According to the Mental Health Organisation, poor mental health [...]

12 October | Me and my medicines

By |Health & Care
22nd September 2017|

12 October 2017 10:00am – 4:00pm at Executive Suite, East Stand, Leeds United Football Club, Leeds, LS11 0ES, United Kingdom The day is for patients, carers, health and care professions and people with an interest in improving health and [...]

9 October | Volunteering with Refugees/Asylum Seekers

By |Health & Care
22nd September 2017|

Interested in Volunteering with refugees/asylum seekers in Leeds? Want to know what opportunities are out there? Then our Volunteer Information Session is for you! Monday October 9th, 6-7pm at Oak House, Park Lane, Leeds. LS3 1EL Our session is [...]

4&5 October | Working Alongside Trans and Gender Variant People

By |Health & Care
22nd September 2017|

With increasing numbers of people identifying as trans or non-binary, or questioning their gender, it's important that counsellors and therapists have a good working knowledge of trans issues and are able to support people effectively at an [...]

Health, Care and Human Rights: New Tools

By |Health & Care
21st September 2017|

The British Institution of Human Rights have some new tools and resources which Forum Central members may find useful. New website on Putting Human Rights at the Heart of Health and Care. Brings together 17 years of practice-based expertise, [...]

Advonet Vacancy: Assistant Advocate

By |Health & Care
21st September 2017|

Advonet are seeking to appoint an Assistant Advocate to join their Single Point of Access team: Job Title: Advocacy Assistant Ref: 022 Salary: £18,000 p.a. Pro rata for part time working. Hours: 28 hours per week over 4 days; working days will [...]

Well-Bean Hope In  A Crisis Café

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
21st September 2017|

The Well-Bean Hope In  A Crisis Café is open to anyone in a crisis. We offer a non-clinical alternative to A&E, to reduce distress and work with people to resolve or better manage crisis. We offer  1:1 [...]

IDOP Leeds 2017 Community Events

By |Health & Care, Older People
21st September 2017|

The calendar of IDOP Leeds community events is now available and can be downloaded below. The theme for 2017 is Diversity of Older People and there is a range of events taking place over the course of [...]

Leeds DEEP Group is Seeking New Members

By |Health & Care, Older People
21st September 2017|

DEEP stands for “Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project”. This project aims to empower people with dementia to make positive changes locally, and to have a stronger voice. In Leeds we have started a new DEEP group. We [...]

Dementia Friendly Journeys: Taxi Guide

By |Health & Care, Older People
21st September 2017|

Supporting people living with dementia to travel safely in Leeds by taxi Dementia Friendly Leeds have produced a guide which aims to provide information about how to create dementia friendly journeys for people living with dementia. They [...]

Loneliness Through A Lens

By |Older People
21st September 2017|

A collection of photographs and stories from the City. On display at Leeds City Museum from the 27th of September 2017 to 2 Jan 2018 Time to Shine, a project led by Leeds Older Peoples Forum and funded [...]

Different Strokes – support for working age stroke survivors

By |Health & Care
20th September 2017|

Different Strokes is a UK charity providing active self-help and mutual support to working age and younger stroke survivors. They are inviting stroke survivors, their friends and family to come along to meetings across West Yorkshire. The [...]

9 October | Yorkshire Get Yourself Active Learning Event

By |Health & Care, PSI
20th September 2017|

Mon 9 October 2017, 10:00am – 2.00pm at St George's Centre, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3DL A Yorkshire update about a national partnership funded by Sport England and led by Disability Rights UK around enabling disabled people [...]

Time to Change Leeds Champions: Upcoming Dates

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
20th September 2017|

Below are details of upcoming Time to Change Leeds training and champion campaign group meetings Training Time to Change have two more upcoming training sessions. They can reimburse up to £15 per person in travel expenses on [...]

Leeds Mind Vacancies

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
20th September 2017|

Leeds Mind currently have the following vacancies, details attached for circulation: Team Leader, Connect for Health Job Retention Specialist, WorkPlace Leeds Mental Health Employment Specialist, WorkPlace Leeds Please visit the Leeds Mind website for more information about these [...]

The Aviva Community Fund is now open!

By |Health & Care
20th September 2017|

Do you know a local project that needs funding? For community projects, an ordinary thing can mean everything, but funding can be a problem. The Aviva Community Fund is back, offering support and funding to causes that [...]

FREE Photography and Video Editing Workshop

By |Health & Care
20th September 2017|

The Leeds Hands-on Project Saturday 30th Sept 2017 – 10AM to 4PM  at Hillside Enterprise Centre, Beeston Road, Leeds LS11 8ND Want to learn about photography & video shooting and editing. Learn Some New Skills? Be Creative? Digital Camera Techniques Editing on [...]

Leeds Autism Services Vacancies

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
20th September 2017|

Partnership & Development Officer (22½ hrs p.w.) Competitive Salary Leeds Autism Services are a charity which provides support for adults on the autism spectrum. The aim of Leeds Autism Services is to provide and develop a range [...]

SUN Events for October

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health
20th September 2017|

Service User Network have the following events in October: Wednesday 4th October 2017, 12.30pm – 2.30pm at the Cardigan Centre, 145 – 153 Cardigan Road, Leeds LS6 1LJ Matt Osbourne sexual health research, Elaine Wilkes Carers Team, Angela [...]

Leep The Bridge Club Night Dates

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
19th September 2017|

Please note that in October LEEP1 have two club nights at Tiger Tiger these are: Thursday 05th October – Superhero Theme Thursday 26th October – Halloween Theme There is no club night in September due to it being fresher’s [...]