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LYPFT Coronavirus Response Stakeholder Briefing

By |29th April 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health|

The Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) has published the first in a series of stakeholder briefings on its coronavirus response for partners, including primary care, trusts, third sector and local authority colleagues. [...]

Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service Coronavirus/Covid-19 Update

By |7th April 2020|Health & Care, Mental Health|

Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service has made the following changes due to Coronavirus/Covid-19. All support is currently being delivered through telephone, online and IG compliant video-platforms. They are continuing to screen and assess new referrals They [...]

Using Social Media & Modern Technology With At Risk Groups

By |7th April 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People|

Using Social Media & Modern Technology With At Risk Groups - Safeguarding Hints & Links With many of us trying to work creatively with modern technology and social media to keep in touch with many [...]

Locality Facebook Groups – response to Coronavirus

By |31st March 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Leeds City Council have set up 33 locality ward Facebook pages where Covid 19 updates will be posted. Please join a group if you live, work or have family connections in any of the wards. [...]

COVID-19: Charity Commission Guidance

By |1st April 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Understandably, many charities are concerned about what to do during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, so the Charity Commission has published some advice based on “frequently asked questions” it has received in the last few weeks. The [...]

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 [...]