Disabled Living Newsletter June 2017

Please find a link below to our Disabled Living Newsletter June 2017. To view our June 2017 newsletter please click here. To view a basic text version of this newsletter please click here.


Part of a global movement, “men’s sheds” are becoming a very popular place for men. These sheds are turning out to be the ideal place for social gatherings; initially bringing men together who share a common pastime and then find themselves talking about other things like health, money, work, family, … Read More

New Positive Steps Courses at Bury Adult Learning Centre

Please find attached the new flyer for Positive Steps courses at Bury Adult Learning Centre. If you know anybody who would be interested in attending any of these courses or would like any more information about the project please contact us 0161 253 7501. Positive Steps – Courses from June … Read More

Healthwatch Bury Board Member Vacancy

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Are you interested in becoming a Board Member? Healthwatch is the consumer champion for health and social care services, giving a voice to local people, community and voluntary groups, to influence the way their services are planned, purchased and provided. Healthwatch Bury is looking for directors with the necessary skills, … Read More

Independent Age – Latest advice guides launch

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We’ve launched two brand new, free guides called Choosing where to live: How to find the right option for you and Getting help at home: Ways to stay independent. The guides are designed to help older people consider the different options available to them, whether they want to find out … Read More

Latest news from IMH – June/July Newsletter

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The latest issue of the IMH Newsletter is out now and available to view on the Institute of Mental Health website (http://www.institutemh.org.uk/images/IMH_newsletter_June_2017_v1.1.pdf)  Highlights this month: ·        Outstanding level of research activity ·        Prof Martin Orrell named as Senior Investigator ·        Prof Richard Morriss awarded NIHR CRN award for ‘exemplary investigator’ ·        … Read More

Dementia Friendly Communities


Do you know someone who is living with Dementia? Are you passionate about your local community? Then we need you! As a valued member of the community, we would like to invite you to a Dementia Friendly Community meeting. Dementia Friendly Communities is a programme which wants to make sure … Read More

Social Care Link to Info Videos

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The King’s Fun have helpfully pulled together a range of content to help explain social care in England, including a series of short videos on what social care is, how it’s provided and how it’s paid for. You can find it here: https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/topics/social-care/what-is-social-care?utm_source=The%20King%27s%20Fund%20newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=8285918_NEWSL_HMP%202017-05-16&dm_i=21A8,4XLGE,FLXGCZ,IQ1IK,1