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All Older People

April seminar: Age friendly and inclusive volunteering: exploring the findings of the review of community contributions in later life

17 April, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

This seminar will offer an opportunity to explore the findings of the recent review of Community Contributions in Later Life, and consider how the recommendations might be applied.

Led by co-author of the review, Kate Jopling, International Longevity Centre, the session will consider what the evidence tells us about when and how older people currently contribute to their communities, and what more can be done to ensure that more people area able to access to opportunities to contribute which work for them right across their life course.

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Manchester Cares free Social Clubs for people aged 65 and over

8 Mar 2019 - 10:48 by michelle.foster

Manchester Cares are running free Social Clubs for people aged 65 and over. All events are hosted by younger people in their 20s and 30s who want to meet you and hear your stories. Each event is free and refreshments will be provided. Clubs with limited capacity have a lottery system in place to make sure it is as fair as possible.

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Carers Federation New – Online Adult Safeguarding Competency Training

22 Feb 2019 - 10:23 by michelle.foster

Carers Federation are a registered charity, established in 1992 and are a City and Guilds approved training centre delivering accredited training. Carers Federation

The new Online Adult Safeguarding Competency Training Module is based upon the National Competency Framework for front line staff and volunteers working with vulnerable adults.

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Supporting our staff as older carers: A VCSE Briefing

21 Feb 2019 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

Ambition for Ageing’s Working Potential programme has recently released a briefing that outlines how Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations can support older carers as employees or potential employees and therefore lead by example in this area. Ambtion for Ageing

Download the briefing from the Ambition for Ageing website

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 1 February 2019

8 Feb 2019 - 10:20 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards bulletin shares news, events, learning and development opportunities and links to information and resources which is of use to the multi-agency safeguarding workforce and the wider community across Manchester. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

Click here to read the bulletin

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Building Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester: New Report and Briefings

25 Jan 2019 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

Ambition for Ageing have launched a new report Building Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester. Ambition for Ageing has found out what makes an age-friendly neighbourhood in Greater Manchester from over 3,000 older people. The findings have been released as a report, Building Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester and two briefings: Ambition for Ageing

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Christmas and New Year 2018 – services and support

20 Dec 2018 - 14:15 by michelle.foster

Macc Christmas and New Year closure information

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 21 December and will open in the New Year on Wednesday 2 January. The Macc team sends best wishes to all during this festive period and looks forward to working with you again next year.

Here you will find details of local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) services operating over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as details of Manchester City Councils services and local NHS services.

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