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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder small grants

5 Dec 2019 - 15:25 by michelle.foster

10GMVoluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) groups and organisations in each of the local authority areas of Greater Manchester are being sought to provide peer support opportunities for parents, carers and families of children with suspected or diagnosed Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

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CAHN scoping of Caribbean and African community in Greater Manchester

5 Dec 2019 - 14:51 by michelle.foster

CAHNThe Caribbean and African Health Network’s (CAHN) ambition is to work with Caribbean and African community in Greater Manchester to eradicate health inequalities within a generation.

The aim of this scoping exercise is to gather essential information that will provide an overview of where the Black community lives across the 10 localities of Greater Manchester.

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Staff from Depaul UK, Greater Manchester region, worked with Manchester Art Gallery’s mental health and well-being team to co-curate an art exhibition

5 Dec 2019 - 14:49 by michelle.foster

DepaulThe And Breathe exhibition explores how people can interact with art to nurture their mental and emotional wellbeing.

It also considers the theme of care, particularly how we care for ourselves and our communities.

To understand the role a gallery can play in supporting those who care for others, Manchester Art Gallery asked the Depaul UK team to take part in a series of mindfulness sessions at the gallery.

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Women’s health and wellbeing workshop

12 December, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

The main aim of this workshop is to:

  • Hear the voices of women, particularly from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and faith backgrounds
  • An opportunity to explore health issues affecting BAME women
  • Explore the possibility of establishing a BAME women’s network

To register, visit: www.health-wellbeing.eventbrite.co.uk, or contact 0793 350 8903.

Arts for dementia event plus entertainment

18 December, 2019 - 10:30 to 13:30

Find out about dementia including Support Services and Social Prescribing


  • The Mayor of Rochdale Cllr Billy Sheerin
  • Amanda Slater (Memory Assessment Service Team Manager)
  • Social Prescriber (PCFT)
  • Kim Wrigley (Senior Programme Manager, Palliative and End of Life Care, Dementia United)
  • Personal Experience
  • Users Achievement
  • Health Checks
  • Support for Users and Carers
  • Information Stalls

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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Dementia Friends information session

23 January, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30

Everyone is welcome to join this free interactive information session to learn how dementia affects a person and what you can do to make a difference.

Become a Dementia Friend and join more than 3 million others.

A Dementia Friend is somebody that learns about dementia so they can help people living with dementia continue to live in the way they want.

For more information, contact 0161 248 6823, or email: fiona@northmoorcommunity.org

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