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Manchester Cares free Social Clubs for people aged 65 and over

8 Mar 2019 - 10:48 by michelle.foster

Manchester Cares are running free Social Clubs for people aged 65 and over. All events are hosted by younger people in their 20s and 30s who want to meet you and hear your stories. Each event is free and refreshments will be provided. Clubs with limited capacity have a lottery system in place to make sure it is as fair as possible.

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Carers Federation New – Online Adult Safeguarding Competency Training

22 Feb 2019 - 10:23 by michelle.foster

Carers Federation are a registered charity, established in 1992 and are a City and Guilds approved training centre delivering accredited training. Carers Federation

The new Online Adult Safeguarding Competency Training Module is based upon the National Competency Framework for front line staff and volunteers working with vulnerable adults.

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Supporting our staff as older carers: A VCSE Briefing

21 Feb 2019 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

Ambition for Ageing’s Working Potential programme has recently released a briefing that outlines how Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations can support older carers as employees or potential employees and therefore lead by example in this area. Ambtion for Ageing

Download the briefing from the Ambition for Ageing website

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Ambition for Ageing Seminar on Resilience

20 March, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

Kirsty Bagnall, Comms and Influence Officer for Ambition for Ageing, will present her findings from her report, 'Resilience in an Ageing Greater Manchester' that looks at the needs of older people in resilience planning, with a particular focus on marginalised communities. The report suggests that although older adults can be particularly vulnerable during times of shock, they also possess assets that can contribute to preparedness for shocks.

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 1 February 2019

8 Feb 2019 - 10:20 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards bulletin shares news, events, learning and development opportunities and links to information and resources which is of use to the multi-agency safeguarding workforce and the wider community across Manchester. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

Click here to read the bulletin
 

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Building Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester: New Report and Briefings

25 Jan 2019 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

Ambition for Ageing have launched a new report Building Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester. Ambition for Ageing has found out what makes an age-friendly neighbourhood in Greater Manchester from over 3,000 older people. The findings have been released as a report, Building Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester and two briefings: Ambition for Ageing

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Christmas and New Year 2018 – services and support

20 Dec 2018 - 14:15 by michelle.foster

Macc Christmas and New Year closure information

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 21 December and will open in the New Year on Wednesday 2 January. The Macc team sends best wishes to all during this festive period and looks forward to working with you again next year.

Here you will find details of local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) services operating over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as details of Manchester City Councils services and local NHS services.
 

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