First Aid Training – Disability Solutions West Midlands

Would you like to become a qualified first aider? Disability Solutions West Midlands is holding a course at their offices in Stoke-on-Trent on Tuesday 8th – Thursday 10th August 2017 9am-4pm. Who should attend? This course is designed for people who want to receive most thorough first aid training. The course syllabus includes: The role of the first aider Incident …

Funding Advice 1:1 Sessions – Big Lottery Fund

Are you a charitable, voluntary, community organisation in and serving Stoke-On-Trent looking for funding for a great project in your area? Do you work closely with communities and come up with ideas together to strengthen solutions to tackle the issues your community faces? If the answer is yes then this opportunity is not to be missed! Big Lottery Fund, the …

safeTALK – North Staffs Mind

North Staffs Mind presents: safeTALK safeTALK – suicide alertness for everyone This is a half day training session to support any front line staff who may come into contact with people experiencing suicidal thoughts. In this session, you will learn how to:  Identify people with thoughts of suicide Explore why talking about suicide might be missed, dismissed or avoided Apply …

AGM & Community Conversation – North Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent CCG’s

  Tuesday 18 July 2017 1.00pm – 4.00pm at Bet 365 Stadium, Sir Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 4EG North Staffordshire CCG and Stoke on Trent CCG will hold their AGM as a meeting in common, followed by a Community Conversation event about health technology.   Everyone is invited to attend the AGM to hear about the CCG’s achievements, the challenges …

Volunteer Opportunities – Homestart Stafford & District

Home Start Stafford & District Home-Start volunteers give practical and emotional support to families in the Stafford District. Because when a parent can’t cope with whatever life is throwing at them, their children can suffer. When a family asks us for help, a volunteer can make the difference. Home-Start’s volunteers are a lifeline for families and there are lots of ways to …

Tesco Community Champions

Tesco Community Champions can help community organisations with something as simple as a raffle prize donation or by donating time. Other examples of how they can help are: arranging events promoting healthy eating painting community centres/church halls gardening projects help groups to open community cafes and assist on a regular basis donations of unsold fresh foods to local community organisations …

Live Well Community Cafe’s – Stafford, Cannock & Rugeley

The Live Well Community Café’s will provide, fun, entertainment, advice and guidance to anyone living in south Staffordshire that has been diagnosed with or cares for someone with an illness or condition that has changed the way they live, whether that be diabetes, heart disease, dementia, Parkinson disease, fibromyalgia, arthritis, depression & anxiety, …… the list is endless. The Café’s …

CQC’s Next Phase of Regulation – Consultation 2

Today we are launching the second consultation on proposed changes to how we regulate health and social care services share your views here at http://www.cqc.org.uk/nextphase Background Our strategy for 2016 to 2021, Shaping the future, published in May 2016, set out an ambitious vision for a more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach to regulation, so that more people get high-quality …

Shine at Blurton – Volunteers Required for Workshops

Shine at Blurton are looking for volunteers to help out at workshops held on a Monday evening 7pm to 9pm. The workshops vary from dancing to bingo, crafts and the Mad Olympics and much much more! Much fun to be had for the special needs’ adults in the Longton and surrounding area, regardless of their race, gender, religion, disability or sexual orientation. …

Vintage Volunteers Visit Serenity Farm Project

On Wednesday 14th June, the Vintage Volunteers team visited the Serenity Farm Project. Based in Werrington, the farm offers day opportunities for people with additional needs and challenges to explore their skills working with animals and nature in an environment that welcomes all and celebrates all our uniqueness’s. Lucy, who founded the project, and her merry band of volunteers and …