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Newsletter 15 Nov 2017

Date: 9 Nov 2017     

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Newsletter 15 Nov 2017

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News: Self Care Event in Glossop

Action Together are holding a meeting of the Tameside and Glossop Self Care Alliance on Tuesday 28 November at Bradbury House, Glossop.

Action Together are leading on the development of the Self Care Alliance in Tameside and Glossop, as part of Care Together, the programme working to transform the way we meet health and care needs. The Self Care Alliance is very important to help us to work together on this, helping us to harness the full breadth of skills, experience and resources, not just from within the statutory sector but also the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector and within people’s homes, families and communities.   It will also provide a key route for strategic partnership and so it is important that any groups, organisations or agencies who have a role in improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for people in Tameside and Glossop help us to shape this work.

The focus of the meeting will be what does ‘Self Care’ mean, to develop ideas about what the Alliance should look like, key themes and how to shape the Alliance into something tangible and practical. If you would like to book a place or require any further information, please contact Rachel.lord@actiontogether.org.uk   

www.actiontogether.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=1655

News: Mental Health Together Consultation Event

Share your views and experiences of health and social - drop in on Thur 23 November 12:00 – 2:00pm at P3 (Amber Trust), The HUB, 1a Hardwick Mount, Buxton.

Do you access mental health services in Derby or Derbyshire or care for someone who does?

Mental Health Together (MHT) is about involving mental health service receivers and carers in the health and social; care services they access and ensuring they are given a greater voice in how they are run and changed.

They need your involvement, views and experiences to make sure that services are joined up, co-ordinated, efficient and of high quality and work in the best possible way for those who use them

Refreshments and cakes will be provided

For further Information contact Kath Dawson at Mental Health Together on Tel: 01773 880786 or 01773 742051 (P3 Amber Trust) email: kath.dawson@healthwatchderbyshire.co.uk

News: High Peak Diabetic Self Help Group AGM

Monday 20 November 7.0pm at Community Room, Buxton Fire Station.(SK17 9RZ).

Meeting on Monday 18 December at  Community Room, Buxton Fire Station - In view of the growing number of people diagnosed with dementia, High Peak Diabetic Self Help are pleased to welcome Kathryn Rogers who will present the latest dietary information, which, with exercise, are found to assist delay the development of dementia. 

News: High Peak Community Arts AGM

Tuesday 28 November 2017 at 7.30pm at Providence URC Church in New Mills.

This year’s event is extra special with a performance from a trio of players from the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. The players will perform a repertoire put together especially for this event. Over light refreshments afterwards, there will be an opportunity for you to meet and chat with the players after their performance.

If you are coming, it would assist the caterer if you could confirm your attendance via phone or email at glenn@highpeakarts.org. Alternatively, you are welcome to just turn up on the night.

News: Eating Disorders Training for Professionals

First Steps offers CPD training to aid professionals working with in the fields of health and social care and education.

Sat 25 November 10.00am-4.00pm at First Steps main office in Derby City Centre, £99 per person.

Training dates in 2018 include: 24 February, 19 May, 8 September.

For more information or to book a place on a workshop contact Sarah at First Steps, sarah@firststepsderbyshire.co.uk, 01332 367571.

firststepsderbyshire.co.uk

News: Neighbourhood Watch National Survey

Neighbourhood Watch is working with Crimestoppers to raise awareness about domestic abuse and what their supporters and volunteers can do to help prevent and report it.

The survey will help Neighbourhood Watch to signpost people to the right place. Your responses are completely anonymous.  

www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NWN-DV-Survey

News: Derbyshire Law Centre Wins Award

Derbyshire Law Centre has been successful in gaining the prestigious Organisation of the Year 2017 award for providing FREE legal advice to individuals and families living within Derbyshire since 1989.

Derbyshire Law Centre employs a team of solicitors and advisers who prevent evictions and homelessness; assist people who are experiencing problems with debts, rent or mortgage arrears and serious disrepairs in their rented properties. 

They also advise people on their problems at work such as unpaid  wages including holiday and sick pay, redundancies, dismissals and discrimination.

The Law Centre works tirelessly in supporting people to manage their money better and become work ready as well as on how to get their social care needs met so that they can live independently in their own homes. 

derbyshirelawcentre.org.uk

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