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Together Dementia Support – Open Afternoon at The Feel Good Club

3 October, 2018 - 12:45

Do you work with people living with Dementia, their family or carers?
Did you know the Feel Good Club is open every Wednesday (1.30pm – 3.30pm) for Manchester residents?

Come along and find out about Together Dementia Support, how to refer, transport options, and a range of activities all aimed at building friendships and keeping people with dementia and their carers happy and well.

Light refreshments will be provided. Transport can be provided.

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The NHS Explained: How the Health System in England Really Works

Get a detailed understanding of the NHS - its inner workings, current and future challenges, and how it all fits together on this 4 week online course (learning 2 hours per week) from The King’s Fund starting on 15 October 2018.

Learn about the NHS and how it compares with health systems around the world.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service (NHS), a unique health care system and a source of British national pride placed above the BBC, the British Olympic team and the Royal Family.

15 October, 2018 (All day)

Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 3 September 2018

14 Sep 2018 - 08:50 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards (MSB) comprises the Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Boards (MSCB). The Boards share an Independent Chair, Julia Stephens-Row; and are supported by the MSB Business Unit. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

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Activating Communities for Health: A Conversation

9 October, 2018 - 17:30 to 20:00

Community centred approaches and partnerships with the voluntary sector are key to local and national NHS and public health strategies for improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities. How can we work better with communities to improve local capacity? In doing so, how can we ensure that more disadvantaged communities, where rates of volunteering are lower* and health inequalities are greater, are not left behind? *Community Life Survey 2018

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Casual Drivers at Together Dementia Support CIC

Together Dementia Support CIC are looking for a team of regular and casual drivers to transport our members to and from groups each day of the week, to drive them to additional events and day trips and to drive for other community groups who wish to hire the bus and driver for a trip out.

£10 an hour for the driving hours and a lower hourly rate for waiting time, if accompanying a day trip
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Family Therapeutic Support Worker at Rochdale Palliative Care

Job Summary
Working with community nursing team in Rochdale to improve access to support for families where there is a child with a life limiting or terminal condition. Working with the family to offer a holistic package of support tailored to their needs, improving wellbeing, building resilience and to develop coping strategies.

16 hours per week
£20,661- £24,964 per annum – pro rata
Callaghan House, Heywood, OL10 1PR. This role will involve working across Rochdale, as well as travel to central Manchester
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Inspirational Activities for people living with dementia

Course Aim: To understand and enable interaction and communication with individuals experiencing dementia living within the community. To provide support and inspiration for trying out new ideas and activities to encourage communication and new ways of working.

2 October, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:30
Amani Centre, Moss Lane East, Manchester