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Community Care Volunteer Programme Partner Pack

By |18th March 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People|

A Partner Pack to support organisations with communicating around the Community Care Volunteer Programme, which Voluntary Action Leeds have been working on with Leeds City Council in response to COVID-19, has now been launched. The [...]

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) [...]

Starting Line: Free employment support for people with disabilities

By |24th January 2020|Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI|

Scope, the disability equality charity in England and Wales, is running a programme called Starting Line in Leeds, aimed at helping support people who may be further away from the job market get into work. [...]

PSI-Volition/Tenfold Staffing Update

By |14th January 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI|

Following a review of our strategic priorities, capacity and the current potential opportunities offered by The Leeds Plan refresh, Harnessing the power of Communities Programme (HPoC) work and the merger of PSI-Volition and Tenfold, PSI-Volition/Tenfold [...]

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 [...]