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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Richmond Hill Elderly Action are opening a dementia cafe

By |Health & Care, Older People
20th September 2017|

Neighbourhood Network Scheme Richmond Hill Elderly Action will launch their dementia cafe on Wednesday 4 October  

BALANCE: A Health & Wellbeing Group for Older Adults

By |Health & Care, Older People
19th September 2017|

Armley Helping Hands would like to introduce you to our NEW Health and Wellbeing group BALANCE. In Partnership with Health for All we will be hosting a 6 week health and wellbeing group for older [...]

Silverlinks Self-Help Guides for Older People

By |Health & Care, Older People
18th September 2017|

Care & Repair England, working with Silverlinks, has just updated its range of self-help guides for older people with long term conditions and their carers on making their home a better place to live. There [...]

Golden Years Film Festival 30th September to 5th October 2017

By |Older People
14th September 2017|

 The Golden Years Film Festival is specifically aimed at older people, and has screenings and talks and some free events. The festival will have comedy, classics, musicals and documentaries including a specially commissioned short film [...]

South Seacroft Friends & Neighbours Vacancy

By |Health & Care, Older People
14th September 2017|

Assistant Coordinator Salary: £22,000 per annum - initial 1 year contract with a view to a permanent contract subject to funding. Location: Seacroft Hours: 35 hours per week Job overview South Seacroft Friends & Neighbours [...]

Improved Discharge Planning Support to Leeds Hospitals

By |Health & Care, Older People
14th September 2017|

New partnership brings improved discharge planning support to Leeds hospitals Local charity Carers Leeds has identified a gap in the support needed for older patients being discharged from hospital and is to address the gap with [...]

LOPF Vacancy – Independent Evaluator

By |Health & Care, Older People
11th September 2017|

Evaluator £3000 (inclusive of VAT) Leeds Older People’s Forum seeks a skilled individual to undertake an independent evaluation of its Dementia Friendly Communities Project. We are part of a collective nationwide movement to reduce stigma [...]

Consultation: Transport Accessibility Action Plan

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Older People, PSI
29th August 2017|

The Department for Transport is seeking feedback on a draft accessibility action plan which sets out proposals to improve the travel experience for people with disabilities. The action plan covers a range of transport modes [...]

Leeds Older women Urinary Incontinence Self-mAnagement

By |Older People
5th July 2017|

Professor Linda McGowan, Professor Andrea Nelson and Dr Maggie Fu from the School of Healthcare, University of Leeds are doing a research study named LOUISA (Leeds Older Women Urinary Incontinence Self-mAnagement) This study project is funded by Leeds Benevolent Society [...]

The Leeds Cancer Awareness Project

By |Health & Care, Older People
14th August 2017|

By Darren Meade, Project Coodinator, Cancer Awareness Community Service In Leeds, rates of cancer and heart disease in the population are higher than the rest of England.  A lot has been done to reduce the differences in [...]