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BAME Communities: Ageing in Place – call for research project proposals

13 May 2019 - 15:46 by michelle.foster

GMCVO is seeking organisations with strong links into Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and who can engage with the BAME-led organisations in Birmingham, Camden, Hackney, Leicester and Manchester.

Can your organisation:

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Older Person’s Domestic Abuse Practitioner at Stockport Without Abuse

Stockport Without Abuse is a highly regarded, specialist charity educating, supporting and empowering individuals and families affected by domestic abuse.

Stockport Without Abuse are seeking an experienced, committed and creative individual who is passionate about the rights of older victims of domestic abuse to join their amazing team.

37 hours per week (some out of hours work will be expected)
£23,698 per annum

New report from Ambition for Ageing – Social Infrastructure: How shared spaces make communities work

2 May 2019 - 12:16 by michelle.foster

Ambition for Ageing’s new report written by partners at MICRA, Social Infrastructure: How shared spaces make communities work, argues that to reduce social isolation, we need a diversity of social infrastructure to ensure chance social encounters with a diversity of people. Ambition for Ageing

The report suggests that:

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in the Arts and Cultural Sectors

This new course has been designed for individuals and organisations looking to update their understanding of safeguarding legislation and best practice, specifically when working with vulnerable adults in the creative, cultural and heritage sectors. You will explore what is meant by the term “vulnerable adult” in the context of your work and will develop approaches for recognising and responding to the different types of abuse associated with adults at risk.

13 June, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:15
HOME Manchester, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN

Volunteering in later life

18 Apr 2019 - 13:48 by aleena.khan

Victoria and I attended an Ambition for Ageing seminar yesterday by Kate Jopling where she presented the findings from a recent publication ‘Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering: Review of community contributions in later life' by the Centre for Aging Better in partnership with the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS).

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Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly

12 Apr 2019 - 11:48 by michelle.foster

The Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board has launched a new briefing titled Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly. The briefing asserts that equality, diversity and inclusivity are core to understanding and reducing social isolation, and emphasises key ways to embed inclusion in building age-friendly communities: Ambition for Ageing

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Money Talks

8 Apr 2019 - 20:19 by Mike Wild

Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?

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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