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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 [...]

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) [...]

Metcalfe Smith Trust – Final Call for Short Break Grant Applications

By | 27th January 2020|Health & Care, Mental Health, PSI|

Metcalfe Smith Trust makes grants to individuals and organisations where the grant will make a significant difference to the recipient. Trustees welcome applications from or on behalf of individuals and organisations affected by mental or [...]

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. [...]