Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?
All Older People
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.
Carers Federation are a registered charity, established in 1992 and are a City and Guilds approved training centre delivering accredited training.
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.
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.
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.
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 has developed this work in partnership with the Great Place GM project. Both partnerships are collaborating on a joint piece of work to ensure Greater Manchester is a great place to grow older.
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.
Here is a list of Manchester Cares 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.