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Working carers …a delicate balancing act

By |10th March 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Working carers ...a delicate balancing act By Sean Tunnicliffe, Communications Officer, Forum Central Val Hewison, Chief-Executive of Carers Leeds talks about the issues faced by working carers, something that affects one in eight workers in [...]

New Posters about Abuse and Neglect – Seeking Your Feedback

By |25th February 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board would like to hear what you think of their new public awareness materials. The Board has been working with people across Leeds (members of the public and care / health workers) [...]

Together in the 2020s: twenty ideas for creating a Britain for all ages by 2030

By |13th January 2020|Health & Care, Older People|

A new report highlights twenty radical ways to create ‘a country for all ages’ by 2030, countering ageism, loneliness and poor health, care, learning and housing in divided Britain Urgent action is needed to tackle [...]

Do you work with Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse?

By |6th January 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Do you work with Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse?  Read on for news of resources to equip your staff to be confident working in this area. Visible has developed a city-wide Policy Statement- Supporting [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]