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Leeds City Council Market Position Statement

By | 11th November 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Leeds City Council has published the Leeds Integrated Market Position Statement 2019-22 This is the first Integrated Market Position Statement and the first time that Leeds City Council’s Adults and Health Directorate, Children and Families [...]

4 Dec | International Day of People with Disabilities Event

By | 4th November 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI|

4 December 2019 | 10:00-15:00 | Leeds City Museum A drop-in event to celebrate everyday achievements of people with disabilities in Leeds, supporting projects and to discuss ongoing challenges. UPDATE: The deadline for exhibitor applications has [...]

Supporting People with Intellectual Disabilities to Have a Good Life

By | 25th October 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability|

Supporting People with Intellectual Disabilities to Have a Good Life as They Grow Older A Training Resource These new resources address a significant gap in the knowledge and practice of supporting people with learning disabilities [...]

LJWB Vacancy: Senior Support Worker

By | 8th November 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People|

Organisation: LJWB Job Title: Senior Support Worker Salary: £18,339.19 per annum Enhanced payments for Bank Holidays, Sleepover Duties paid at £50 per night Hours: 37.5 Length of Contract: Permanent Location: North Leeds Closing Date: 05 [...]

Care Quality Commission State of Care Report 2018/19

By | 16th October 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

State of Care is the Care Quality Commission's (CQC)  annual assessment of health care and social care in England. The report looks at the trends, shares examples of good and outstanding care, and highlights where [...]

Fighting the Healthcare Barriers for LGBTQ+ People in Leeds

By | 14th October 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health|

Advonet, in partnership with CHANGE and Yorkshire MESMAC, have been granted funding from the Government and Equalities Office to pilot free self-advocacy groups for LGBTQ+ people in Leeds, to support them to be better involved [...]

What Would You Do? Bee Together Questionnaire

By | 28th August 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Older People|

By Anna-Marie Garbutt, Health for All Time to Shine Community Learning Disabilities Project Coordinator for Bee Together. What would you do if someone with a learning disability came along and wanted to volunteer or join your sessions? Would [...]

New Workforce Development Practitioner Network

By | 21st August 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Building on feedback from the third sector in Leeds, Voluntary Action Leeds are planning to launch a new Workforce Development Practitioner Network in the Autumn. Our experience shows us that the most effective networks are those which [...]

Leeds City Council Funding Support Scheme

By | 15th August 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Leeds City Council Funding Support Scheme The Leeds City Council Funding Support Scheme links council staff volunteers up with Third Sector Organisations and Community Groups to support them with accessing funding. The support can be [...]

Specialist Autism Services Vacancy: Skills Mentor/Support Worker

By | 15th May 2019|Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI|

About the post Salary: £8.24ph rising to £8.45 after successful completion of 6 month probationary period Hours: 35  per week (9:30-16:45 Mon-Fri) Contract: Permanent Specialist Autism Services are looking for an individual to join the [...]

Arts, Health & Wellbeing in Leeds – Welcome to the Network!

By | 1st May 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Arts, Health and Wellbeing in Leeds - Welcome to the Network! As you may be aware Adults and Health is working with Arts Commissioners / Arts organisations and the Universities to establish a Leeds Arts [...]

18-24 November | Active Leeds is celebrating Purple Tuesday

By | 21st October 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

To celebrate Purple Tuesday this November, Active Leeds will be providing free access to their disabled swimming sessions from Monday 18 to Sunday 24 November 2019 across all seven locations across the city. Please see below [...]