CPD Accredited Training Events – Staffordshire Women’s Aid

Staffordshire Women’s Aid is an award winning charity with 40 years expertise and knowledge of supporting victims of domestic and sexual violence.  Through specialist support, we empower victims/survivors to change their lives and plan for safer, healthier and independent futures. 7th SEPTEMBER FULL DAY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS TRAINING (CPD Accredited) 8TH SEPTEMBER FULL DAY SEXUAL VIOLENCE AWARENESS TRAINING (CPD Accredited) …

‘A Night Of Raving’ – Equal Support Opportunities CIC

As a Community Interest Company supporting people with a variety of disabilities and learning issues, we want to offer a great opportunity to young people across Staffordshire who don’t normally get the chance to let their hair down! With the support of Allure Night Club in Burton on Trent and with music provided by internationally acclaimed DJ Nathan Dawe, we …

The Princes Trust-Get Into Retail with Marks and Spencer

The Prince’s Trust in partnership with Marks and Spencer are offering a four week Get Into Retail Programme The programme begins on Monday 25th September to Friday 20th October Taster day Wednesday 20th September The programme is available to anybody aged 16-25 years old who is unemployed. Whilst on the programme, young people will have the opportunity to: Gain in-depth …

Free Summer Activities At The Dudson Museum

The Dudson Museum FREE activity for the summer holidays is again based on the well-known “Willow” pattern. On Thursdays and Fridays throughout the summer, youngsters can enjoy discovering more about the story behind the “Willow Pattern” by answering questions in their personal quiz book. There is also the opportunity to create their own version of the pattern. Age five and …

July 2017 Newsletter – Healthwatch Staffordshire

Read what we at Healthwatch Staffordshire have been doing these last few weeks from the latest edition of our newsletter. Included in this issue: Healthwatch awards, projects update, volunteer recruitment, consultation and much more. You can view the latest edition of the Healthwatch Staffordshire Newsletter here

Giving a Voice – Beth Johnson Foundation

A review, published by the Beth Johnson Foundation, and carried out by the University of Salford, of advocacy work undertaken over recent years by BJF. The work has been concentrated on two projects focused respectively on meeting the different needs of people with dementia and people with cancer. Advocacy is a simple but important concept. It effectively helps to provide …

The State Of Care In Mental Health Services 2014 To 2017

CQC is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. See the report here: 20170720_stateofmh_report Some of the key findings are: 68% of core services provided by NHS trusts were found to be good, with …

Volunteer Opportunities – Lifeworks Staffordshire

Lifeworks Staffordshire is a registered charity for people aged 14+ who are living with a high functioning Autistic Spectrum Condition. Our clients are often very intelligent and keen to please but can often struggle to interpret social situations and can become very isolated. Our office is located just outside Newcastle-Under-Lyme town centre at Silverdale Court, Silverdale Road ST5 6EH Tel: …

The Vintage Volunteers Project Is Here – Reach Great, New Volunteers NOW!

Are you looking to recruit experienced, knowledgeable, enthusiastic volunteers? We can help. Vintage Volunteers is an exciting, new Big Lottery funded project from VAST which seeks to engage members of the community aged 60+ who would benefit from volunteering placements within Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme. The project aims to tap into the wealth of knowledge and experience of our 60+ community …