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Can-Survive UK support groups 2020

31 Jan 2020 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

Can-Survive UK provides culturally sensitive support and information to people living with and beyond cancer, their families and carers. They are running the following support groups:

Coffee Connect Chat
Have you or anyone else close to you been affected by cancer? Would you like to meet with other people in similar circumstances?
Can-Survive UK welcomes you to a fortnightly Coffee, Connect and Chat support group. Join for board games, dominoes, sewing and knitting, information or just simply a drink and chat. Refreshments provided.

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Psychological Safety in the Workplace

31 Jan 2020 - 10:48 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership have been working with Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust on a baseline workforce survey to capture a snapshot on thoughts and experiences of ‘Psychological Safety in the Workplace’.

This survey has been designed to understand how psychologically safe you feel as an individual within your team, and workplace. This includes the environment that your team leader creates, the beliefs that you hold about your team, and finally the behaviours that you see within the teams you work with.

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GM Poverty Action Newsletter – 29 January 2020

31 Jan 2020 - 10:45 by michelle.foster

GM Poverty ActionIn the latest GM Poverty Action newsletter the 7 organisations who have already signed up as Principal Partners of GMPA for 2020 are confirmed. There is information about the Turn2us ‘Living Without’, Jubilee Debt and GM Living Wage campaigns. You can read about the Addressing Poverty by Lived Experience Collective and there are the usual forthcoming events.

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Empowered Conversations

6 February, 2020 - 18:00 to 12 March, 2020 - 20:30

Empowered Conversations is a practical course that supports you to think about your communications and relationships with a loved one living with dementia.

Join Empowered Conversations for six free sessions to pause, reflect and connect with other family carers who are facing similar challenges.

For more information and to book a place, contact Emma on 0161 212 4981, or email: emma@empowered-conversations.co.uk

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Vegan Luncheon Club

11 February, 2020 - 13:00 to 23 June, 2020 - 15:00

The luncheon club is open to vegetarians and vegans and meat-reducers aged 65 and over.

Dates: 11 and 25 February, 10 and 24 March, 14 and 28 April, 12 and 26 May, 9 and 23 June, 13:00 - 15:00

There will be a two course meal – all vegan for £3.50 per person.

To book your place, contact V for Life on 0161 257 0887, or email: ellie@vegetarianforlife.org.uk

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Business Women's Network Summit

27 February, 2020 - 09:30 to 15:00

Business Women’s Network is delighted to invite you to its inaugural Summit at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.

Join the Business Women’s Network for a day filled with panel discussions, interviews and workshops, covering topics from leadership, well-being, investing, entrepreneurship and much more. Hear from high profile and inspiring women in Greater Manchester, and network with like-minded people in a collaborative and inspiring space.

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Crossing Divides Live Festival

5 March, 2020 - 11:45 to 16:45

The BBC invites you to the Crossing Divides Live Festival at their HQ in Salford.

You will walk away with a set of skills in deep listening that you can use in your work and life, and the chance to practice them with someone with opposing views. This festival is a culmination of a year of the BBC Crossing Divides season, bringing people together in a fragmented world.

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Healthier Baking course

9 March, 2020 - 10:00 to 11 May, 2020 - 12:00

Learn on this free course how to bake 8 simple, healthier recipes such as banana and walnut loaf, no sugar oatmeal cookies, low fat cheese cake and many more…

The course is every Monday 10am-12pm between 9 March to 11 May 2020 (no classes on 6 Aril and 13 April for half term).

For more information and to book a place, contact Fiona on 0161 248 6823, or email: fiona@northmoorcommunity.org

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Culture Website Launch

16 March, 2020 - 17:00

Cllr Luthfur Rahman, Executive Member for Skills, Culture and Leisure, invites you to attend the launch of Loads to Do - a new website designed to bring the city's broad cultural offer together in one place. Residents can use the site to explore activities, venues and opportunities across Culture, Leisure and Libraries.

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Employment and Mental Health: Towards a five-day weekend society?

18 March, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Dr. Daiga Kamerāde is a Reader in Work, Well-being and Community at the University of Salford. She is a work and employment researcher who combines sociological and psychological perspectives. Her research focuses on work, employment, well-being and civic participation and covers many European countries. She has an expertise in quantitative research methods and has been involved in data collection and analysis consultancy work for numerous private and public sector organisations.