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CQC Review of Restraint, Seclusion and Segregation

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp, Mental Health, News
2020-10-26T20:12:16+00:0026th October 2020|

The CQC has published their final report in their review of restraint, seclusion and segregation for autistic people, and people with a learning disability and/or mental health condition. This report describes the CQC's findings about the experiences [...]

CBTU (Community Business Trade Up): £10k Grant & Learning Programme

By |Communities of Interest, MailChimp, News
2020-10-23T14:14:04+01:0023rd October 2020|

CBTU is one of the core programmes in the region, that aims to help community businesses recover and become sustainable with a £10k grant, and free learning programme. The SSE in partnership with Power to Change has [...]

Reintroduction of Shielding and Additional Support at Level 3/ Very High Risk

By |Communities of Interest, Health & Care, MailChimp, News
2020-10-20T19:31:59+01:0020th October 2020|

The new three tier risk system announced by Government includes the option for shielding advice to be reinstated in certain cases when an area is at Very High Risk/ Level 3. People in the shielding group are [...]

Get Help for Your Organisation’s Unmet Needs

By |Communities of Interest, Health & Care, MailChimp, News
2020-10-20T18:37:59+01:0020th October 2020|

Voluntary Action Leeds has recently joined the VCS Emergency Partnership, which can help you get the things you need to help communities. Through its regional structure, the VCS Emergency Partnership (a partnership of big national charities and [...]

Increased Demand on NHS Services: Social Media Messages to Share 

By |Communities of Interest, Health & Care, MailChimp, News
2020-10-20T17:40:50+01:0020th October 2020|

The NHS in Leeds has requested help with sharing messages via your social media channels to inform people in Leeds that NHS services are experiencing high levels of demand at present. This means some people may experience [...]

Leeds Cancer Awareness Free Online Training

By |Communities of Interest, Health & Care, MailChimp, News
2020-10-20T19:34:51+01:0020th October 2020|

The Leeds Cancer Awareness team is offering free online training sessions to help raise awareness for cancer signs and symptoms, NHS screening services, ways to reduce risk, screening top tips and the importance of detection. The signs [...]

Covid19: Support and Guidance for Carers | Issue 7

By |Communities of Interest, Health & Care, MailChimp, News
2020-10-16T18:22:14+01:0016th October 2020|

The latest guide to support for anyone looking after a friend or relative with an illness, frailty, disability, mental health issue or an addiction in Leeds is now available: 'Covid19: Support and Guidance for Carers' Issue 7 [...]

Healthwatch Weekly Check-in: End of Life Care in the Community

By |Communities of Interest, Health & Care, MailChimp, News
2020-10-16T18:08:41+01:0016th October 2020|

The latest Healthwatch Leeds weekly check-in is focusing on end of life care in the community (not hospital).  This will feed into work the Leeds Palliative Care Network are doing to improve services in community settings (including [...]