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Leeds City Council Market Position Statement

By |11th November 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Leeds City Council has published the Leeds Integrated Market Position Statement 2019-22 This is the first Integrated Market Position Statement and the first time that Leeds City Council’s Adults and Health Directorate, Children and Families [...]

Care Quality Commission State of Care Report 2018/19

By |16th October 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

State of Care is the Care Quality Commission's (CQC)  annual assessment of health care and social care in England. The report looks at the trends, shares examples of good and outstanding care, and highlights where [...]

Fighting the Healthcare Barriers for LGBTQ+ People in Leeds

By |14th October 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health|

Advonet, in partnership with CHANGE and Yorkshire MESMAC, have been granted funding from the Government and Equalities Office to pilot free self-advocacy groups for LGBTQ+ people in Leeds, to support them to be better involved [...]

New Workforce Development Practitioner Network

By |21st August 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

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 [...]

Leeds City Council Funding Support Scheme

By |15th August 2019|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

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 [...]

Specialist Autism Services Vacancy: Skills Mentor/Support Worker

By |15th May 2019|Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI|

About the post Salary: £8.24ph rising to £8.45 after successful completion of 6 month probationary period Hours: 35  per week (9:30-16:45 Mon-Fri) Contract: Permanent Specialist Autism Services are looking for an individual to join the [...]

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 [...]