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Public Health External Vacancy

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

Public Health are currently recruiting to the following vacancy externally on the Leeds City Council and NHS recruitment websites: Head of Public Health (Older People) – Older People, Long Term Conditions and Cancer Team (maternity [...]

Time to Shine Small Funds Now Open

By |Health & Care, Older People
10th November 2017|

Closing date 12noon Wednesday 10 January 2018 The Small Funds Programme has been established to help third-sector groups develop ways of reducing loneliness and isolation and strengthen communities benefiting older people defined as over 50 [...]

Stay Well This Winter With Winter Friends

By |Health & Care, Older People
13th November 2017|

By Jenna Robinson, Graduate Local Government Officer, Older people and Long Term Conditions Team, Adults and Health Directorate Winter is coming! That’s right, our Winter Friend’s campaign is back and we are armed with shiny [...]

Introducing MAP+: shining a spotlight on local communities

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
14th November 2017|

A project to bring communities together and help people connect with their neighbours has been launched by Leeds charity Touchstone in inner South and West Leeds. Local people will be put at the heart of the [...]

LeedsACTS! Seedcorn Funding Round is Now Open!

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
14th November 2017|

Ever thought of working in collaboration with the universities?  Are you looking for a community organisation to partner with? LeedsACTS! is a partnership between the city's three universities and the many voluntary and community organisations in [...]

Are You Interested in Making Connections with Older LGBT People?

By |Health & Care, Older People
1st November 2017|

Sage is a Time To Shine project focused on reducing the social isolation faced by older LGBT people. Sage offers activities, events, opportunities for volunteering and training. They are recruiting more volunteers to help them [...]

22 November | Leeds Funding Fair

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
14th November 2017|

Leeds Funding Fair - Gipton,  Wednesday 22 November,  10am - 1pm at The Old Fire Station, Gipton, Approach, Gipton, LS9 6NL Voluntary Action Leeds, supported by Leeds Community Foundation, is holding a funding fair in Gipton [...]

24 November | Who Cares? Show Us You Do

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
10th October 2017|

Who cares? Show us YOU do! Pledge your commitment to supporting unpaid/family carers in Leeds. Recognise employees that are working carers. Listen to what carers have to say. Explore the work that Carers Leeds provides. [...]

28 November | Open Day at Pyramid of Arts

By |Learning Disability, Older People
1st November 2017|

Come and find out about our new project for older people: EXPLORE AND CREATE Tuesday 28th November, 10am to 3pm at Pyramid of Arts, Unit 3, Croydon Street, Holbeck, Leeds LS11 9RT Presentations at 10.30, 12.00 [...]

1 December | Leeds Skyline World Aids Day Event

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
14th November 2017|

Leeds Skyline is proud to invite you to this years World Aids Day event - please see the poster below for details:  

5 December | Dementia & Black and Minority Ethnic Communities

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
17th November 2017|

Dementia & Black and Minority Ethnic Communities - Leeds The Race Equality Foundation with Faith Action and Friends, Families and Travellers, as member of the Health and Wellbeing Alliance, are running an event in Leeds [...]

OPAL Vacancy – Shared Well Project Worker

By |Health & Care, Older People
6th November 2017|

Hours of work: 15 hours per week over 2 days (preferably Thursday and Friday, although some flexibility will be needed) Salary: £19199.68 full time (pro rated for part time).  This post has confirmed funding for [...]

Updated Resources from Alzheimer’s Society Leeds

By |Health & Care, Older People
25th October 2017|

Alzheimer's Society Leeds have updated details of Memory Cafes in Leeds and also Singing Groups and Singing for the Brain Groups. They have also released their Autumn Update. Leeds Memory Cafes Memory cafes offer an [...]

Five-year partnership to improve quality of later life for people in Leeds

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

A new partnership that will bring fresh thinking to the challenges and opportunities for older residents in Leeds was announced on Wednesday, 11th October Like the rest of the UK, people in Leeds are living longer. [...]

Leeds Shopmobility Service

By |Health & Care, Older People, PSI
18th October 2017|

Leeds Shopmobility service is located near to the Merrion Way entrance to the Merrion Centre, opposite the First Direct Arena, in Leeds City Centre. The Access Bus regularly drops people off at this location and, [...]