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Sean Tunnicliffe

About Sean Tunnicliffe

Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

What Would You Do? Bee Together Questionnaire

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Older People
2019-08-30T09:06:39+00:00 28th August 2019|

By Anna-Marie Garbutt, Health for All Time to Shine Community Learning Disabilities Project Coordinator for Bee Together. What would you do if someone with a learning disability came along and wanted to volunteer or join your sessions? Would you feel [...]

New Workforce Development Practitioner Network

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
2019-08-28T10:20:37+00:00 21st August 2019|

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 are driven [...]

Leeds City Council Funding Support Scheme

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
2019-08-21T13:53:08+00:00 15th August 2019|

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 tailored around [...]

Connecting Communities and Healthcare: Making Social Prescribing Work for Everyone

By |Health & Care, Older People
2019-08-08T09:14:37+00:00 31st July 2019|

The National Lottery Community Fund ( TNLCF) Learning Report on Social Prescribing A new report from the Lottery on Social Prescribing has just been launched. There is a local interest in the report as it mentions the [...]

New Online Support Group for Female Sexual Abuse Survivors

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
2019-07-02T11:00:26+00:00 27th June 2019|

West Yorkshire based sexual violence charity launches online support group for female survivors Survivors West Yorkshire, at the request of a female survivor, has launched the first secure online teleconferencing support group for female survivors A new [...]

Raising the Equality Flag: Health Inequalities Among Older LGBT People in the UK

By |Health & Care, Older People
2019-06-19T14:02:21+00:00 19th June 2019|

This report highlights new findings from a recent project conducted by researchers at University College London (UCL), Cardiff University, and ILC, funded by the Wellcome Trust [207986/Z/17/Z] to explore the discrepancies in health outcomes experienced by older [...]