Healthwatch Staffordshire Newsletter Jan-Feb 2017

Read what we at Healthwatch Staffordshire have been doing these last few weeks from the January/February newsletter. Included in this issue: engagement activities updates, volunteer recruitments, surveys and much more. You can view the latest edition of the Healthwatch Staffordshire Newsletter here: HWS_Newsletter_Jan_Feb_2017

The Dignity Awards 2017

Do you know someone who cares or supports with dignity? Nominate them for a Dignity Award How does that person or organisation make a difference? Award them for the impact their support has on others lives! Staffordshire County Council is delighted to host the Dignity Awards for 2017 and the opportunity to recognise and reward those people whose actions make a difference …

Carers Week In Stoke on Trent

Does your organisation or business offer services which support Carers? It is estimated that there more than 28,000 Carers in the city, each taking care of someone who matters to them. Caring affects people of all ages, including children and young people up to the age of 18. The work Carers do is recognised every year during Carers Week, a …

OPEN Forum: Home Care

Thursday 23rd February 2017 10.30 a.m. – 1 p.m Meir Community Centre, Pickford Place, ST3 7DY You are invited to give your views about domiciliary care services provided by private sector organisations contracted by Stoke-on-Trent City Council. This care and support service is delivered in people’s own homes, and is sometimes referred to as ‘Home Care’. During visits, carers deliver …

New Trustees Required – Beth Johnson Foundation

The Beth Johnson Foundation (BJF) is a national charity based in Stoke on Trent dedicated to ‘making a future for all ages’. We want everyone to enjoy a great later life, which means we as a society need to make changes at a strategic and practical level. Conducting cutting edge research, advising policy makers, and initiating pioneering age friendly programmes; …

Coalfields Community Investment Programme Now Open

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in Britain’s former mining communities. Many of these communities still require support due to the huge impact the closure of the mines had upon them. The Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England) is a £500,000 fund created to support activities that tackle some …

Advisory Board Meeting – Healthwatch Staffordshire

Tuesday 14th February 10.30am- 1.00pm  Cannock Chase District Council Offices, Civic Suite, Beecroft Road, Cannock, WS11 1BG.   Business will take place in the first half of the meeting with a public listening session to follow. This will be your opportunity to feedback any concerns about local services to the Board. Specific questions can be submitted to the Board prior to the meeting …

Advice For Voluntary Groups On The European Social Fund – Support Staffordshire

Support Staffordshire can now provide support to any voluntary or community group, or social enterprise which is involved with applying for European Social Funds (ESF) or is delivering activity under an ESF project. Esther Jones is the ESF Voluntary Sector Adviser funded through ESF Technical Assistance for two days a week. She is available to help any group in Stoke …

Invitation From CHAD To The Mental Health Lunchtime Seminar – 8th February 2017

Wednesday February 8th 12:30 till 14:00 The Oak Room, County Buildings, Stafford, ST16  2LH   The seminar will focus on Mental Health – with two presentations, ‘Suicide and Bipolar’ and ‘Books, meaning and hope’.   ‘Suicide and Bipolar’, Dr Rob Dempsey, Staffordshire University The first speaker Dr Rob Dempsey is a Lecturer in Psychology at Staffordshire University and co-director of …

Office Space At The Dudson Centre & The Hub

We currently have offices available to rent at both sites. If you would like to express your interest in an office at either site, please contact us. Office Suites offer: Subsidised rates Onsite caretakers Manned reception IT & Telephony network (calls charged) Conference/Meeting room facilities Inclusive of all repairs & maintenance Access to back office services Good public transport links In addition …