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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 [...]

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 [...]

Connecting Communities and Healthcare: Making Social Prescribing Work for Everyone

By |31st July 2019|Health & Care, Older People|

The National Lottery Community Fund ( TNLCF) Learning Report on Social Prescribing A new report from the Lottery on Social Prescribing has just been launched. There is a local interest in the report as it [...]

Raising the Equality Flag: Health Inequalities Among Older LGBT People in the UK

By |19th June 2019|Health & Care, Older People|

This report highlights new findings from a recent project conducted by researchers at University College London (UCL), Cardiff University, and ILC, funded by the Wellcome Trust [207986/Z/17/Z] to explore the discrepancies in health outcomes experienced [...]

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 [...]

Tackling Intergenerational Unfairness – New Select Committee Report

By |1st May 2019|Health & Care, Older People|

There has been widespread coverage in the media, including the BBC, of the report by the House of Lords Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision, which recommends that "outdated" age-specific benefits for older people should [...]