Dudley Disability Service – Complex Needs Engagement Event

Dear Colleague, Dudley Council are holding an event to bring together service users, families, providers and other stakeholders to gather ideas to develop services that will be delivered in an innovative way to support people with complex needs. The information gathered from this day will help to form the service specification going forward! Some soft market testing has already commenced to gain initial interest and ideas, the event will build on this to continue to work with people in a collaborative way. You are all invited to attend a Market Engagement event on the 23rd October 2018, full details and the boking link are below.   Dudley Disability Service – Complex Needs Engagement Event Date: Tuesday 23rd October 2018 Time: 9.30am – 1pm Location – Dudley College, The Broadway, Dudley, DY1 4AS Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dudley-disability-service-complex-needs-engagement-event-tickets-50950184373     If you would like further information please feel free to contact the lead Commissioning Officer Jay Adams at jay.adams@dudley.gov.uk or the Market Engagement Officer Joanne Basterfield at joanne.basterfield@dudley.gov.uk. Alternatively call Rhys Khan on 01384 815262.     Joanne Basterfield Market Engagement Officer › Dudley MBC, Integrated Commissioning Hub 3 – 5 St James Road, Dudley DY1 1HP ‘ 01384 81...

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Dudley Carers Hub

Please see below email for your information. Dudley Carers Hub opens it’s doors Caring for a friend or family member can be hard work. Lots of help, support and expert advice is on now offer from the new Dudley Carers Hub. The hub  provides a dedicated support service for to anyone caring for a family member, friend or neighbour, whatever their age. Link – https://www.dudley.gov.uk/residents/care-and-health/adult-health-social-care/do-you-look-after-someone/dudley-carers-hub-information-for-carers/ Many...

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“DUDLEY – HAVE YOUR SAY” and online safety

Please see below email for your information. Dudley Have Your Say Online Survey 2018 A brief summary statement of what the article is about: Safe and Sound, Dudley’s Community Safety Partnership, includes representatives from the Local Authority, Police, Fire, Clinical Commissioning Group, Probation and the voluntary sector. The partnership is running an annual Survey, which provides an opportunity for people to identify local community safety priorities. Results from the survey will form part of our priority setting for 2019 / 2020. The online survey is now accessible via https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/dudleyhaveyoursay2018  however, if you would like a paper copy of the survey to complete rather than accessing it online please call Dudley’s community safety team on 01384 814735 For further information about the Partnership, its work and information on various community safety topics,  please visit www.dudleysafeandsound.org Who needs to read it:  Head Teachers / PSHE Co-ordinators / DSL’s Specific key actions for schools:  Please share with Staff, Parents and Pupils Resources to share with parents/carers A brief summary statement of what the article is about: Parent Zone has made available a number of guides that focus on ‘trending’ apps and games that pupils are engaging with. You may wish to add some of these links to your website or include them in newsletters. https://parentzone.org.uk/advice/parent-guides Who needs to read it:  Designated Safeguarding Leads Specific key actions for schools:  Please share with Parents as appropriate Band Runner: New Thinkuknow game and website for 8-10 year olds A brief summary statement of what the article is about: Band Runner: New Thinkuknow game and website for 8-10 year olds – N.B This will replace the Cyber café resource which will be live until 21st December 2018 This is a fun runner-style game, available on the Thinkuknow website, which you can use in the classroom and encourage children to play at home. The game features the characters from Play Like Share: Sam, Alfie and Ellie who continue their adventures, this time running through school and collecting stars and points, whilst children support them to make decisions online. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/professionals/resources/band-runner/ Who needs to read it:  KS2- Primary/Special teachers Many thanks    ...

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Dudley Have Your Say

Local people are being invited to have their say on community safety, via a new survey that has been launched. Borough residents are being asked to tell safe & sound Dudley’s community safety partnership – which incorporates the borough’s local police and crime board – what their main community safety concerns are both in their local area and in the borough as a whole. Find out more and take the survey on the safe&sound website:...

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Public Open Spaces Survey

A new survey has been launched asking the public to rate local parks and open spaces in Dudley Borough, in a bid to identify improvements. It only a few minutes to complete and asks people how much they value open spaces, which areas they visit most often and how they rate certain facilities. Read the full news release and take the survey on the Dudley MBC website:...

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