That was the week that was MIRID update 2 – 8 June

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That was the week that was MIRID update 2 – 8 June

Here’s the weekly adult social care round up…brought to you by Making it Real in Dudley.

Update 2 – 8 June 2014

Local news

·       Dudley Community Information Directory

·       Dudley featured in national publication on personalisation

·       Dudley health and social care champion given national role

·       Job opportunity- Voluntary Sector Locality Link Development Officers x 5 DCVS

·       Dementia Pathways learning event – Circle Dance 11 September

 Local events

·       Carers Week in Dudley 9-15 June

·       Residents are being invited to have their say on growing their own food  11 June

·       Hoarding Awareness event Creative Support 18 June

·       National Care Home Open Day on Friday 20 June 2014 – check out who in Dudley is taking part

·       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

·       Take part in the Rotary 5k fun run or 10k road race on 21 September for Age UK Dudley

 National & regional news

·       New ‘Can Do Guide’ for organising community action from Joseph Rowntree Foundation

·       New living safely and well at home brochure from Age Action Alliance

·       Caring for someone with dementia -infographic toolkit

·       New Sight Loss Data Tool from RNIB

·       Advice for older people – free self-training modules

·       New services needed for rise in 100-year-olds

National and regional events

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

·       Can you hold a ‘Big Chinwag’ event for Age UK? 20 June

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

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


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