Dudley Carers Alliance is looking for an independent chair

Dudley Carers Alliance is looking for an independent chair As part of the development of the Dudley Carers Alliance, we are looking for expressions of interest in the role of Independent Chair. Attached is an overview of the role, including purpose of the role, responsibilities and time commitment. Interested parties can contact myself to discuss the role further by calling 01384 813757 or email: carers.network@dudley.gov.uk We would welcome joint submissions from two individuals who wish to share the role jointly. Role Responsibilites for DCA Independent Chair – March 18 Closing date for submission of the expressions of interest Thursday 26th April 2018 (4pm). Please feel free to pass this message on to anyone who may be interested in the role. If there are any queries, please feel free to contact me.   Kind regards   Nicola McGregor Assistant Team Manager – Carers Brierley Hill Health & Social Care Centre Venture Way Brierley Hill DY5 1RU   Tel: 01384 813757 Email: Nicola.mcgregor@dudley.gov.uk A partner of  ...

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Dignity in care event

Dudley’s vision to create a charter for dignity in care will be showcased at a special event next month.Last year Dudley Centre for Inclusive Living and Disability in Action with the support of Dudley Council and Healthwatch Dudley launched a campaign to find out what dignity in care means to local people.The two organisations have spent the past 12 months gathering information from individuals and local groups about how we can improve the way people are treated.At a meeting on Thursday February 1 at Queens Cross Network, Wellington Road, Dudley, the two voluntary groups will update local people with their progress and present the draft dignity in care charter.The draft charter is a list of top ten actions, which includes making sure people are included when making decisions, making sure people can understand and be part of a conversation and treating people fairly. Councillor Nicolas Barlow, cabinet member for adult social care, said: I would like to thank Dudley Centre for Inclusive Living and Disability in Action for taking the time over the last 12 months to speak to local people and developing Dudley’s vision for dignity in care. “It’s absolutely right that anyone receiving care, whether it’s from the council or other organisations, should be treated with respect and dignity and I’m confident the charter will have a positive impact in creating a consistent level of care for local people. “I would encourage everyone to come along to the event and find out more about the work to date and how they can get involved.” Once finalised, it is hoped the charter will be adopted by local organisations including care providers. The event on February 1 is open to everyone including those who have already signed up to be a dignity champion. People can find out more or register their interest at the event by calling 01384 813460 or online. Ends Notes to editors Following feedback at the event on February 1, the charter will go to the borough’s health and well being board for sign off.  Once approved, organisations will be able to adopt the dignity in care charter The campaign follows on from the work the National Dignity Council has done for a number of years across the country to promote...

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Upcoming concert organised by the Stourbridge Choir and Orchestra

Dear Age UK Dudley supporters, Please see attached a poster for an upcoming concert organised by the Stourbridge Choir and Orchestra, if would like further information orwould like to book tickets please see details on the poster.  JANUARY CONCERT POSTER 2018 Their chosen charities are the Rotary and Age UK Dudley.  This is going to be a popular event as tickets are already selling. Kind Regards Sam Sabrina (Sam) Mullett –  Health and Wellbeing, LEAP Over 50 Project Assistant – Admin and Education Tel: 01384343535 Email:sam.mullett@ageukdudley.org.uk  3 Dudley Court North, The Waterfront, Level Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 1XP....

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