Free family history workshops

Omege Care for life are running free history workshops on the last Friday of each month (excluding December). Held at the Dudey Archives and Local History Service Castle Room, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ, the next meeting is on Friday 25th September between 1:30pm-3pm. Thw workshop includes gree access to ancestry.co.uk for Dudley library cardholders. Please book your place in advance by calling Omega on 0845 259 3163 (voicemail messages can be left out of office hours and someone will call back as soon as...

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That was the week that was MIRID update 20 – 26 July 2015

That was the week that was MIRID update 20 – 26 July 2015

 Here’s the latest adult social care update brought to you from Making it Real in Dudley. Local news Get connected to health and wellbeing – prevention summit Save the date 8 October 2015, Himley Hall Bibliotherapy sessions Wolverhampton 29 July – from Dementia Pathfinders Local events Art health and wellbeing workshops for carers June – October* Get cycling for 50 plus scheme June – August 2015 Healthy footsteps for over 50 – From Age UK Dudley July – September Picture Safari and Picnic -LEAP over 50s 30 July 2015 Access in Dudley Summer table-top sale Saturday 15 August 2015 Free mobile phone tuition for the over 50s 17 August Summer Fayre from Queens Cross Network 22 August Autism Awareness Training – 24 September 2015 @ the Unicorn Centre Laughter yoga and training opportunities 26 – 27 September Regular local events Monday night Alzheimer’s support group Brierley Hill* Age UK Dudley Walks with a difference programme Walk and Talk Book Club April – June Nordic walking group aims to promote health and wellbeing Age UK every thursday Free family history workshop from Omega Care @ Dudley Archives – last friday of every month* National news Adult social care Nominate Now for the 2015 British Care Awards closing date September Safely home: what happens when people leave hospitals and care settings? report Healthwatch England Prevention is better than cure: SCIE bulletin 17 July Delay in implementation on cap on care costs Emergency Budget 2015: What does it mean for carers? Carers UK* Health Rethinking the public health workforce – Royal Society of Public Health The local health service? report from the Fabian Society National Events International Federation of Social Workers Europe Conference and Social Services Expo 6 – 9 September Edinburgh If you would like further details on Making it Real in Dudley please go to www.makingitrealindudley.org You can subscribe to our mailing list to receive updates in real-time. In addition you can also receive a weekly round-up of all posts that will be sent to you every Monday – Subscribe to weekly update Alternatively you can contact Shelley Brooks on 01384 812418 or email*indicates specific interest for carers.  ...

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That was the week that was MIRID update 13 – 19 July

That was the week that was MIRID update 13 – 19 July

 Here’s the latest adult social care update brought to you from Making it Real in Dudley. Local news Dudley borough voluntary sector integration event 21 July Local events Art health and wellbeing workshops for carers June – October* Get cycling for 50 plus scheme June – August 2015 Age Alliance Dudley ‘Loneliness and Isolation’ survey and town road shows Healthy footsteps for over 50 – From Age UK Dudley July – September Tenants and residents groups meetings for July Dudley borough voluntary sector integration event 21 July 2015 – Dudley CVS Hoarding awareness event from Creative Support 24 July Brierley Hill Fire Station Picture Safari and Picnic -LEAP over 50s 30 July 2015 Access in Dudley Summer table-top sale Saturday 15 August 2015 Free mobile phone tuition for the over 50s 17 August Summer Fayre from Queens Cross Network 22 August Autism Awareness Training – 24 September 2015 @ the Unicorn Centre Laughter yoga and training opportunities 26 – 27 September Regular local events Monday night Alzheimer’s support group Brierley Hill* Age UK Dudley Walks with a difference programme Walk and Talk Book Club April – June Nordic walking group aims to promote health and wellbeing Age UK every thursday Free family history workshop from Omega Care @ Dudley Archives – last friday of every month* National news Adult social care Delay in implementation on cap on care costs Leading change in supervision: lessons from practice Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services Nominate Now for the 2015 British Care Awards closing date September Older people Ageing: the silver lining: the opportunities and challenges of an ageing society for local government LGA Health Housing for health – new website from NHS Alliance Making it better together: a call to action on the future of health and wellbeing boards Local Healthwatch governance: a self-assessment toolkit for local Healthwatch and local Healthwatch commissioners The organisation and delivery of health improvement in general practice and primary care: a scoping study National Institute for Health Research If you would like further details on Making it Real in Dudley please go to www.makingitrealindudley.org You can subscribe to our mailing list to receive updates in real-time. In addition you can also receive a weekly round-up of all posts that will be sent to you every Monday – Subscribe to weekly updateAlternatively you can contact Shelley Brooks on 01384 812418 or email*indicates specific interest for carers  ...

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That was the week that was MIRID update 6 – 12 July

That was the week that was MIRID update 6 – 12 July

Here’s the latest adult social care update brought to you from Making it Real in Dudley. Local news Black Country Festival Fittle and Tay coffee event @ Coffee Cups Community Cafe 14 July 9 – 3pm Learning Disabilities Bulletin from Dudley Council Three civic stalwarts in line for top honours Black Country Festival in Stourbridge Extant theatre workshop at Birmingham Sight Village – 15 July 2015 Picture Safari and Picnic -LEAP over 50s 30 July 20154 Laughter yoga and training opportunities 26 – 27 September Local events Art health and wellbeing workshops for carers June – October* Get cycling for 50 plus scheme June – August 2015 Age Alliance Dudley ‘Loneliness and Isolation’ survey and town road shows Healthy footsteps for over 50 – From Age UK Dudley July – September Tenants and residents groups meetings for July Building Community Capacity – Empowering and engaging communities: Birmingham event 14 July Dudley borough voluntary sector integration event 21 July 2015 – Dudley CVS Hoarding awareness event from Creative Support 24 July Brierley Hill Fire Station Access in Dudley Summer table-top sale Saturday 15 August 2015 Free mobile phone tuition for the over 50s 17 August Summer Fayre from Queens Cross Network 22 August Autism Awareness Training – 24 September 2015 @ the Unicorn Centre Regular local events Monday night Alzheimer’s support group Brierley Hill* Age UK Dudley Walks with a difference programme Walk and Talk Book Club April – June Nordic walking group aims to promote health and wellbeing Age UK every thursday Free family history workshop from Omega Care @ Dudley Archives – last friday of every month* National news Adult social care The budget: health and social care funding – The Kings Fund Nominate Now for the 2015 British Care Awards closing date September Learning disabilities Transforming care for people with learning disabilities: next steps Transforming Care Delivery Board (national) If you would like further details on Making it Real in Dudley please go to www.makingitrealindudley.org You can subscribe to our mailing list to receive updates in real-time. In addition you can also receive a weekly round-up of all posts that will be sent to you every Monday – Subscribe to weekly updateAlternatively you can contact Shelley Brooks on 01384 812418 or email*indicates specific interest for carers  ...

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That was the week that was MIRID update 29 June – 5 July 2015

That was the week that was MIRID update 29 June – 5 July 2015

Here’s the latest adult social care update brought to you from Making it Real in Dudley. Local news Community hero in Dudley shortlisted for award Summer Fair Queens Cross Network, Dudley 22 August Stay connected- Dudley Council’s Housing Support befriending service Healthwatch Dudley Annual Report Dudley student gains nationwide recognition Age Alliance Dudley loneliness and isolation survey Keeping Dudley Happy- Dudley CCG vision 2015-2020 Flats available to rent now, Brierley Hill drop-in event 21 July 2015 Hoarding awareness event from Creative Support 24 July Brierley Hill Fire Station Launch of the Dawn Jones Art Prize 2015 from Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust Latest edition of the ‘4 Seasons’ Learning Disability Dudley newsletter* Newsletter for carers and the bereaved Omega Care for Life* Last remaining places at :Supporting Carers Dudley’s People’s Network – 8 July* Local events Art health and wellbeing workshops for carers June – October* Get cycling for 50 plus scheme June – August 2015 Age Alliance Dudley ‘Loneliness and Isolation’ survey and town roadshows Healthy footsteps for over 50 – From Age UK Dudley July – September Tenants and residents groups meetings for July Employability Sessions and Getting into Adult Education – session Wolverhampton 7 July Health and Wellbeing Market Place – Stourbridge Library 8 July Building Community Capacity – Empowering and engaging communities: Birmingham event 14 July Dudley borough voluntary sector integration event 21 July 2015 – Dudley CVS Access in Dudley Summer table-top sale Saturday 15 August 2015 Free mobile phone tuition for the over 50s 17 August Summer Fayre from Queens Cross Network 22 August Autism Awareness Training – 24 September 2015 @ the Unicorn Centre Regular local events Monday night Alzheimer’s support group Brierley Hill* Age UK Dudley Walks with a difference programme Walk and Talk Book Club April – June Nordic walking group aims to promote health and wellbeing Age UK every thursday Free family history workshop from Omega Care @ Dudley Archives – last friday of every month* National news Adult social care Creating a better care system report from Ernst & Young, commissioned by LGA Nominate Now for the 2015 British Care Awards closing date September Later Life Ageing- the silver lining – LGA At a cross-roads Centre for Later Life Funding report End of life What we know now 2014 end of life Public Health England Health and wellbeing  Making it better – future of Health and Wellbeing Boards – call to action Safeguarding Note for adult safeguarding boards Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat New safeguarding statement from CQC Providers Using surveillance: information for service providers CQC If you would like further details on Making it Real in Dudley please go to www.makingitrealindudley.orgYou can subscribe to our mailing...

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That was the week that was – MIRID update 22 – 28 June

That was the week that was – MIRID update 22 – 28 June

Here’s the latest adult social care update brought to you from Making it Real in Dudley. Local news Last remaining places at :Supporting Carers Dudley’s People’s Network – 8 July* Nominate Now for the 2015 British Care Awards closing date September Dudley CVS E-bulletin June 2015 Local events Art health and wellbeing workshops for carers June – October* Dudley Carers Forum and Social Club- June 2015* Get cycling for 50 plus scheme June – August 2015 Age Alliance Dudley ‘Loneliness and Isolation’ survey and town roadshows 25 June – 23 July ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’ rehearsed play reading is coming to West Midlands from Dementia Pathways – Wolverhampton – 29 June Healthy footsteps for over 50 – From Age UK Dudley July – September Tenants and residents groups meetings for July Dementia Culture Awareness Training from Mindful Gifts – 3 July Employability Sessions and Getting into Adult Education – session Wolverhampton 7 July Health and Wellbeing Market Place – Stourbridge Library 8 July Building Community Capacity – Empowering and engaging communities: Birmingham event 14 July Dudley borough voluntary sector integration event 21 July 2015 – Dudley CVS Access in Dudley Summer table-top sale Saturday 15 August 2015 Free mobile phone tuition for the over 50s 17 August Summer Fayre from Queens Cross Network 22 August Autism Awareness Training – 24 September 2015 @ the Unicorn Centre Regular local events Monday night Alzheimer’s support group Brierley Hill* Age UK Dudley Walks with a difference programme Walk and Talk Book Club April – June Nordic walking group aims to promote health and wellbeing Age UK every thursday Free family history workshop from Omega Care @ Dudley Archives – last friday of every month* National news Adult social care New to the Prevention Library – resources from SCIE  Technology and care – Keith Spink from SCIE Dignity In Care – 3 new videos launched from SCIE Dementia How can and should UK society adjust to dementia? -report from Joseph Rowntree Foundation Mental Health Mental health crisis review – report from Race Equality Commission and CQC End of life Marie Curie calls for more training in palliative care Health Helping GP’s make an early diagnosis of cancer – NICE guidelines Third sector/health and wellbeing  Survey for health and wellbeing board reps on public health commissioning – through the Department of Health Policy Research Programme Commissioning People not process: co-production in commissioning – report TLAP If you would like further details on Making it Real in Dudley please go to www.makingitrealindudley.org You can subscribe to our mailing list to receive updates in real-time. In addition you can also receive a weekly round-up of all posts that will be sent to you every Monday – Subscribe to weekly update Alternatively...

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