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Next BME Health Forum Open Meeting

Date: Wednesday 8th of March

Time: 11am - 2pm

Theme: Getting involved in improving services

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Venue: Paddington Arts, The Pyramid, 32 Woodfield Road, London, W9 2BE

 ALL WELCOME but RSVP required!

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News/Events/Jobs/Services/Activities

» 50+ Games Day

Come & Join in the fun! Challenge the community champions and fellow residents aged over 50 to games of Dominoes, Chess, Cards or Bring your own games. Enjoy some treats and meet fun people.There will be prizes and other activities so come and join us for free or just have a tea or coffee.Wednesday 8th & 29th of March. Time: 11:30am-2:30pm

» Suzy Lamplugh Trust: Small Charities Conference

Suzy Lamplugh Trust is a personal safety charity which was started 30 years ago, in response to the disappearance of Suzy, a 25 year old estate agent, in Fulham in 1986. The training will include: identifying risks, home visiting, lone working and dealing with aggression. 28th of April 2017

» Be Food smart where ever you go (phone app)

How food smart are you? Your kids may seem fine on the outside but too much sugar and saturated fat can lead to the build-up of harmful fat on the inside, which can cause weight gain, heart disease and type 2 diabetes later in life.The new Be Food Smart app can help you to see what’s in your food by showing you what’s in your food and drinks, plus there are food detective activities for children and mini missions for all the family.

» Free Women's Yoga

Improve fleibility, posture and muscle tone. Friday 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th March 2017, From 12pm – 2pm, At Age UK Greyhound Road, Hammersmith W6 8NL .

» Cholesterol Workshop at Al-Manaar

High cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Come and join our FREE workshop to learn all about cholesterol and how to make healthy dietary choices that work best for you! This workshop will cover: o What cholesterol is o Risk factors of high cholesterol o How cholesterol can affect your health and wellbeing o How to lower cholesterol level and lead a healthy life.

» Invitation to the Diabetes and Services Meeting

This meeting is for anyone with an interest in Diabetes Services, including commissioners and providers of services in the NHS and the voluntary sector as well as Diabetes service users and their families.Wednesday 15th March 2-5 at St Pauls Church, Queen Caroline Street, London, W6 9PJ. A hot meal will be served at 4.30pm.

» JOB: Support Worker for Former Carers

Carers Network is seeking an enthusiastic, independent worker with excellent interpersonal skills to deliver this brand-new project supporting former unpaid adult carers in the central London boroughs of Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham and City of London. £13,800 per annum (22.5 hours per week) (£23,000 p.a. FTE)

» Job: Navigator (Mental Health) Community Living Well Service

We are looking for an organised Navigator to take on an important new support role within our Community Living Well team in the West London area. The Navigation Service is for people with serious, stable, long term mental health needs who are supported in primary care. This is a new service, which will be a core part of the Community Living Well Service and is run in partnership by Kensington and Chelsea Social Council (KCSC), Jobs in Mind (JiM) and SMART. Salary: £25,000 Contract: Initial contract until March 31st 2019 Hours:37.5 per week (full-time).

» Delivering local workshops to support development of personalised care plans - expression of interest

The project team is seeking to work with local voluntary and charitable organisations and their members to lead individual local workshops, each lasting up to 4hours, in the North West London area for those with long term conditions (with two or more conditions) and for those with a learning disability and autism. We are looking for organisations to arrange individual workshops and to recruit local experts by experience to the workshop. By experts by experience, we mean individual service users, cares and family members of people with the above conditions.Healthy London Partnership is offering a reimbursement up to £550 per workshop to each organisation taking part. Workshops will need to be held between 27 February 2017 and the 17 March 2017.

» Kensington and Chelsea Forum for Older Residents: safety for Older People

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» Access to Health New Project: Information and Referral form

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» Active for Life - Opportunities to Keep Fit In the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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» African and African-Caribbean Cancer Support Group (at The Lake Foundation)

The Lake Foundation is a Croydon-based charity that aims to improve the health and well-being of the African and African-Caribbean Community. We run a monthly African and African-Caribbean Cancer Support Group and the aim of the group is to provide anyone who has been touched by cancer with support...

» African Women's Care

AWC works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) adults, children and young people, fleeing domestic and sexual abuse including forced marriage, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, gang violence and ‘honour’-based violence.

» Al-Aman (DVIP) Arabic Speaking service

DVIP’s Al-aman service has continued to receive funding from London Councils to support women from Arabic speaking communities who have been affected by gender based violence, forced marriage, female genital mutilation and honour based violence...

» ANGELOU Referrals

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» Arabic Women’s Project at Al-Hasaniya, North Kensington

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» Befriending for Asian Women at Henna

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