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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 [...]

Tackling Intergenerational Unfairness – New Select Committee Report

By | 1st May 2019|Health & Care, Older People|

There has been widespread coverage in the media, including the BBC, of the report by the House of Lords Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision, which recommends that "outdated" age-specific benefits for older people should [...]

17, 18 & 26 February | Free Advocacy Training Sessions

By | 3rd February 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

This February, Advonet are running a free suite of advocacy training sessions. There are three in total, all of which will give you the skills needed to use advocacy to support the people you work [...]

20 March | Are your Transport Issues Driving you to Distraction?

By | 10th February 2020|Health & Care, Older People|

Are your Transport Issues Driving you to Distraction? 20 March | 10:30am-1:30pm | Welcome In Community Centre & Cafe, 55 Bedford Drive, LS16 6DJ Let’s have a look under the bonnet of transport in older people’s organisations... [...]

Bee Friends group launches for older people with learning disabilities

By | 21st August 2018|Learning Disability, Older People|

Have you heard of Bee Together? It's a project funded by the Time to Shine Project, aimed at Older People with Learning Disabilities (OPLD). Bee Together aims to connect with socially isolated and lonely OPLD [...]

Ideas for Action: Practical Ideas to Influence Local Housing Policy, Plans & Action

By | 11th July 2018|Health & Care, Older People|

Ideas for action: practical ideas to influence local housing policy, plans and action The Older People’s Housing Champions Group, working in partnership with Care & Repair England and local organisations from different parts of England, [...]