That was the week that was MIRID update 19-25 May

Posted by on May 26, 2014 in Latest Programme Briefings | 0 comments

That was the week that was MIRID update 19-25 May

Here’s the weekly round up of news and events, brought to you by Making it Real.

All the below posts can be accessed here

Local news

·       Sign Cafe promotes deaf awareness & home safety

·       Carer awards for dedication in their caring role

·       May edition of Dudley CVS e-bulletin is now out

·       Home Matters Supporting People – providing innovative support to people with dementia

·       ACE Club for people with disabilities – Kingswinford

·       Unicorn Centre supports Dementia Friends initiative


Local events

·       Dudley Carers Forum June programme

·       Volunteers week (in Dudley) 1 – 7 June

·       Volunteering Marketplace and volunteer speedmatching – 7 June 2014

·       Carers Week in Dudley 9-15 June

·       Dudley Carers Forum Summer Fair and Jumble Sale – 21 June

·       New production for Side by Side by people with learning disabilities (Stourbridge): 25 -28 June 2014

·       Black Country Day (14 July) and festival


National & regional news

·       Care Bill becomes Act 2014

·     Tablets help drive increase in over 65s going digital

·       Diary of a homecare worker

·       Handbook for homecare services in England (medicine) – Royal Pharmaceutical Society

·       NHS England’s commitment to carers

·       The Health Check UK Report from Aviva


National events

·       Assistive Technology for WM housing organisations get connected event 18 June – Himley

·       Health & Social Care Take Away – ACTAN conference: 23 June, Birmingham

·       Young carers event time to be heard 25 June Nottingham University

All these posts can be accessed here


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