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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Good Eye Health events for National Eye Health Week 24 – 30 Sep

The ninth annual  National Eye Health Week (NEHW) takes place 24 – 30 September 2018. In support of this  Dudley Council’s  Vision Support Service are co-ordinating and promoting the importance of good eye health by holding events throughout the week at Queens Cross Network, Wellington Road, Dudley, DY1 1RB. Monday 24 – throughout the day, meet the team, come and speak to Vision Support staff and discuss any concerns you may being having with vision. Tuesday 25 – 10am Rebecca Stephen from Humanware will be demonstrating an array of electronic aids also Linda Ellis  from Macular Society will share information about the society. Wednesday 26 at 10 am Deb from Day and Night opticians will carryout basic free eye tests. Thursday 27 at 11 am  Aneela Hanif Vision cafe, come along a share ideas of good health care. Friday 28 at 10am Peter Moodie Beacon Bus will be demonstrating and giving guidance of assistive living aids and equipment. At  1.30 Claire Bickley from Black country sight loss council and Dudley Vision Support service will be able to provide advice and support. If you would like additional information regarding events please contact Dolores Wishart 01384...

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