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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 [...]

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) [...]

Together in the 2020s: twenty ideas for creating a Britain for all ages by 2030

By | 13th January 2020|Health & Care, Older People|

A new report highlights twenty radical ways to create ‘a country for all ages’ by 2030, countering ageism, loneliness and poor health, care, learning and housing in divided Britain Urgent action is needed to tackle [...]

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 [...]