Invitation to focus group to look at what currently works well and what could be improved with local Parkinson’s services in Kensington & Chelsea, Queens Park and Paddington. If you have experience of local Parkinson’s services and would like to take part in this focus group please reserve your place and join us on the 16th September.
We need members for a new group in RBKC and Westminster to design, shape and scrutinise policies, approaches and services for dementia. The new Dementia Partnership Group will be chaired by Bernie Flaherty, Executive Director of ASC. Please come along to find out more and ensure these services work for everyone, right from the start. Help us shape the future!
We have two opportunities for experienced, independent Lay Members to join Hammersmith & Fulham CCG’s governing body. Local individuals with strong links to public and patient engagement are sought.
Each Counselling currently has the following vacancies: 2x Support Case Worker roles, Project Lead (Female) – Women with complex needs (Jasmine) project, Support and Engagement Worker (Female) – Women with complex needs (Jasmine) project and Project Lead – Real Talk.
ActiveWestminster is inviting community organisations to submit a proposal for an investment of up to £1000, to support the development or upscaling of a health and wellbeing physical activity community project in Central Westminster.
The submission deadline is Friday 13th September 2019.
On the 16th of July 2019 a bill to protect domestic violence abuse was introduced in to the UK parliament. Although this bill is intended to protect and meet the needs of victims of domestic violence abuse it has been criticised that it fails to provide protection for migrant victims. The bill has not included specific solutions for migrant women. The Step Up For Migrant Women campaign has highlighted that until the government creates concrete legislative change for migrant survivors, these victims will not be able to report violence safely and access necessary services.
Listening Books provides an audiobook library service for anyone with an illness, physical or learning disability, mental health condition, or learning difficulty, who finds that it impacts on their ability to read or hold books in the usual way. We currently have a number of free memberships available for people living in Westminster who would like to join, but would find it difficult to cover our usual membership fees.
Each Counselling, a small charity passionate and committed to empowering and enabling people to have better health and life choices is seeking a project lead for their ‘Connect and Change’ project – a project aimed at helping people from black and minority ethnic communities (BME) to health and wellbeing.
Grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 are available for third sector organisations and SMEs – those with 49 (FTE) or fewer staff - who carry out employment and skills work. The funding has been made available by the ESFA under their Community Grants Scheme. PDT is calling this programme EQUIP since its goal is to equip small organisations who in turn can equip local residents with skills and jobs advice.
The User Focused Monitoring (UFM) team are talking to local people with lived experience of mental health difficulties to find out ‘what support people would like in the community to help with their recovery and staying well’. The views and ideas collected will be passed to local commissioners and service providers to help them to shape their work.