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New NHS England guides for GPs

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, PSI
25th September 2017|

NHS England have just published guides about how to make GP services more accessible to disabled people, linked to the Accessible Information Standard: https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/guides-to-help-staff-support-people-with-access-needs/ There is one specifically about reasonable adjustments for learning disabled patients

9 October | Yorkshire Get Yourself Active Learning Event

By |Health & Care, PSI
20th September 2017|

Mon 9 October 2017, 10:00am – 2.00pm at St George's Centre, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3DL A Yorkshire update about a national partnership funded by Sport England and led by Disability Rights UK around enabling [...]

Mixed Ability Dance Consultation

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI
14th September 2017|

Local charity, Yorkshire Dance, are considering setting up a new mixed-ability dance class for adults living in the Leeds area. If you are aged 18+ and live in the Leeds area Yorkshire Dance would greatly [...]

11 October | William Merritt Centre AccessAbility Exhibition

By |Health & Care, PSI
7th September 2017|

The William Merritt Disabled Living Centre is once again proud to host a FREE Exhibition of Assistive Technology on Wednesday 11 October 10am to 3pm at: Centenary Pavilion, Leeds United Football Club, Elland Road, Leeds [...]

2 October | Dream CIO AGM

By |PSI
5th September 2017|

The A.G.M. for Dream CIO will take place on Monday 2nd October 2017 at St Johns Church Hall Yeadon LS197XZ at 1.30 p.m. This will be followed by a brass rubbing activity. There will also [...]

Meet our new member: The Unlimited Company

By |Health & Care, PSI
1st September 2017|

Forum Central is pleased to welcome our new member The Unlimited Company. The organisation has joined PSI Network, one of the four partner organisations in Forum Central. Jim Bright Customer Engagement Executive tells us: Previously [...]

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 [...]

Exercise for over 50+ ‘s with long term conditions

By |Health & Care, PSI
21st August 2017|

Feel Good Factor Leeds are running the following exercise classes for people aged 50+ and living with long-term conditions LISHI TAI CHI Wednesdays, 4.00-5.00PM at Church of God of Prophecy, 196 Chapeltown Road, LS7 4HZ Cost: [...]

13 September | MEETS- New MS Support Group starting

By |Health & Care, PSI
21st August 2017|

Meet and make new friends Enjoy a chat over a cuppa Exchange tips and ideas. Take time out for you Every Wednesday 10-30am – 12 noon. Everyone welcome Welcome In Community Centre Cafe, 55 Bedford [...]

Meet our new team member: welcome Lucy!

By |Health & Care, Mental Health, PSI
2nd August 2017|

Last week you might have read the news that Gill Crawshaw is leaving Forum Central in August. We have more news to share: Lucy Graham is joining us on 1 August. Lucy will be taking [...]

Forum Central news – goodbye Gill!

By |Health & Care, Mental Health, PSI
24th July 2017|

Gill Crawshaw, who has been a key member of the Volition team for over 10 years, is leaving us in August. She will be starting a Masters in Curation Practices at Leeds College of Art. [...]

Have you seen the PSI Network booklet?

By |Health & Care, PSI
24th July 2017|

We’ve produced a booklet listing all members to date of the PSI Network CIO, one of the partners in Forum Central. In case you missed it, you can download it here (pdf 2MB). The PSI [...]

Veterans Gateway – new service for veterans seeking support

By |Health & Care, Older People, PSI
24th July 2017|

A new service called ‘Veterans’ Gateway’ is promising to provide a valuable first point of contact for veterans seeking support. The Gateway puts veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to [...]

Exciting Arts Opportunity for Children with Visual Impairment

By |PSI
11th July 2017|

SCULPTURE WORKSHOPS FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN AT EUREKA! the national children’s museum, Halifax SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2017 LED BY VISUALLY IMPAIRED ARTIST LYNN COX SUPPORTED BY CHILDREN IN NEED  EUREKA! the national children’s museum in [...]

BSL Deaf Crisis Support Leeds

By |Health & Care, PSI
22nd June 2017|

BSL Deaf Crisis Support Leeds Please contact us: Phone: 0113 2457991 | Text: 07506117902 | Email: deafcrisisleeds@signhealth.org.uk | Skype Username: Deaf Crisis Leeds Interpreter Now: deafcrisisleeds@i-now.uk | (For voice call to ‘interpreter now’  01494 372700) Glide, [...]