Digni-tea Wednesday 1 February 2016 – Championing Dignity in Care in Dudley

  Are you someone who uses or has used adult social care services? Do you know or care for someone who uses adult social care services? What does dignity mean to you?   We would like to hear your views on Dignity, and what should go into the Dignity charter for Dudley. Come to our…  DIGNI-TEA SUMMIT On Wednesday 1st February 2017 Queens Cross Network Wellington Road Dudley DY1 1RB From 11 am until 3.30 pm   Lunch is provided free if booked in advance. To secure your place go to https://dudleydignity.eventbrite.co.uk Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment For questions about the event call Ken from Dudley Centre for Inclusive Living on 07989 515771 Disability in Action on 01384 813460 Please can you forward this invite onto your networks and/or promote the poster attached- many thanks Dignity summit 01 02 17 publicity poster – flyer...

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Governor Elections

Please see below information. Could you be a Trust Governor – 2017 elections are open! Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCPFT) is a major provider of mental health, learning disability and community healthcare services for people of all ages in the Black Country. Nominations are now being invited ahead of elections to find new governors to join BCPFT. These elections give you the opportunity to represent the interests of colleagues and the public and help inform and influence the future of the Trust. The Trust is specifically looking for candidates to fill the two seats in Dudley and two seats in Walsall constituencies. Completed nomination forms are to be received by 5pm on Monday 16th January 2017. www.bcpft.nhs.uk/about-us/news-and-events/622-could-you-be-a-trust-governor-2017-elections-are-open Many thanks Source:  Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation...

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Message from Homeless Prevention Team

‘If you know that anyone is sleeping rough in any weather, we would ask that you contact the service using  0800 555 2345 or online using the Streetlink online reporting tool which can be found at http://www.streetlink.org.uk/. Streetlink is a national rough sleepers reporting facility and any reports that are made for the Dudley Borough area are passed directly from Streetlink to our Homelessness Prevention Team for investigation and action. We can then look at all options and will endeavour to accommodate.’   Best wishes Homelessness Prevention & Response...

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Working with 11-14 yr olds? Childnet Tool Kit now available

Childnet have developed a new resource aimed at children aged 11-14 yrs which supports the PSHE curriculum and focuses on issues such as sexting, self-esteem, peer pressure and cyber bullying.  The toolkit, called ‘Crossing the Line’ includes short films, lesson plans and worksheets which are all free to download. These may be useful in your work and please share with any schools or service providers (youth services/YOS/voluntary sector, etc.) you work with who may also find this useful in their work with young people. www.childnet.com/resources/pshetoolkit   Source: Dudley...

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