The Big Lunch is about millions of people getting together to share food, have fun and get to know each other better. It's a simple idea - that for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops and neighbours come together in the street to meet, greet, share, swap, sing, plan and laugh.
All Health and Wellbeing
As almost a fifth of the UK population live in poverty and emergency food access is increasing year-on-year, this event reports on the temporal experience of austerity and food access exclusion in the Greater Manchester and city of Birmingham regions with the purpose of helping vulnerable individuals to navigate their way out of food poverty.
In January 2017, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) embarked on an ambitious programme of clinical service transformation to improve the mental health outcomes for people receiving their services and to support the wider mental wellbeing of Manchester citizens.
Calling all local businesses and community groups. Are you up for the challenge?
Get involved with the Cyril Flint Befrienders Accumulator Challenge 2019 and compete alongside other local companies, organisations, schools and local groups in a bid to win recognition for: Most Funds Raised; Most Innovative Idea; and Best Publicity Piece.
NHS England has released a guide for people and organisations leading local implementation of social prescribing. It is designed to increase understanding of what good social prescribing looks like and how it can improve outcomes for people; to help with the commissioning of local social prescribing connector schemes; and to support collaborative working amongst all local partners at a ‘place-based’ local level.
In aid of Stress Awareness Month, this one-day event is for anyone who has been affected by cancer. The event will share simple, practical and inexpensive methods to boost wellbeing and improve health outcomes.
Rochdale and District Mind is a thriving third sector organisation delivering a range of therapeutic services to individuals who experience mental distress. Rochdale and District Mind aims and objectives are centred on providing recovery focussed services for people who experience mental distress, and the organisation is led by the people with lived experience.
Cycling Projects is a national charity that focusses on reaching connecting and weaving cycling into lifestyle of marginalised individuals and their communities. Cycling Projects have a particular focus on supporting people living with disabilities, inactive community members and those living with lifelong illness.
The purpose of the job is to undertake individual sessions and group-work with men who are participating in Bridging to Change Domestic Violence Prevention Programme (DVPP), to liaise with referring agencies, actively contribute to risk management procedures and team working.
Men only applicants can apply for the post as this is an occupational requirement in accordance with Part 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
Salford CVS is currently leading a programme of work around Person and Community-Centred Approaches as part of the GM Health and Social Care Transformation programme.
This programme of work is called Wellbeing Matters. In order to deliver this programme for developing Person and Community-Centred Approaches across the life course they have established three broad, interdependent workstreams:
Workstream 1 - social prescribing
Workstream 2 - volunteering and voluntary action
Workstream 3 - social value