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Community Engagement Events In The Border Region – June 2017

Project details:  EU INTERREG VA programme funding has been secured by the Co-operation and Working (CAWT) cross border Health and Social Care Partnership for the development of Community Health and Well-being Hubs in the border region of the Republic of Ireland/Northern Ireland and Western Scotland.  The ‘CoH-Sync’ (Community Health Sync) Project wishes to establish 8 Health and Well-being Hubs designed …

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Promoting Wellbeing Team New Training Brochure

Please follow the link below for the Southern Health and Social Care Trusts Promoting Wellbeing training brochure Sept 2013- Mar 2015 http://www.southerntrust.hscni.net/services/2245.htm   Promoting Wellbeing Team Southern Health & Social Care Trust St Luke’s Hospital, 71 Loughgall Road Armagh, BT61 7NQ Telephone:         028 3741 2129  

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Regional Group Looking at BME Carer Issues

A regional group has been working to identify and support carers from ethnic minority backgrounds.  Its membership includes the Public Health Agency, the five Health & Social Care Trusts, Barnardos and the Carers Trust.  The key aims of the group have been: To promote a co-ordinated approach, to address BME carer health and social wellbeing issues; To raise the profile …

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Freedom Acts Website

Craigavon Intercultural Programme is excited to let everyone know that they have launched a new website for their Freedom Acts Programme. Freedom Acts is a project of Craigavon Intercultural Programme and is a dynamic resource educating young people and the wider community about human trafficking and exploitation. Please take a moment to go and visit www.freedomacts.co.uk and explore and share …

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Championing Health: Where am I?

Do you know where your work sits in relation to the wide range of current health and well-being strategies, policies and initiatives?   Do you know who does what in the health services and what each of the main organisations is responsible for?  How can we start to think about what this means for the sustainability of our local work? The …

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Public Consultation – Inpatient based addiction treatment services

A consultation process on the proposed reconfiguration of inpatient services for adults requiring addiction treatment was launched last week by the Health and Social Care Board. The purpose of the consultation is to consider how specialist in-patient beds, used for the treatment of those with alcohol and substance misuse, could be better organised to improve the services provided throughout Northern …

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Parents Information Sessions on the Education System

Need advice on supporting your child’s education? Want to know more about the education system in Northern Ireland? BELONG is organising free information sessions on the Education System in Northern Ireland in partnership with Transforming Learning Communities and the Southern Education and Library Board (SELB). TO FIND OUT MORE OR REGISTER: Ring or email Roisin Clements on 028 87741960 or …

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English Language Classes

English Language Classes Bangor, Belfast & Newry Language competence is important in settling and participating in life in Northern Ireland. There are many opportunities to learn and improve English skills for people who do not speak English as their first language. Many classes are starting again after a summer break and EMBRACE has prepared lists of those offered in Bangor, Belfast and …

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Is your childcare up to standard?

Is your childcare up to standard? The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has Minimum Standards for Childminding and Day Care for children under age 12. The Southern Trust’s Early Years Service registers and inspects childminders, playgroups day nurseries, crèches, out-of-school clubs, summer schemes and SureStart Programme For Two Year Olds to these Standards. For more information visit: …

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‘Mind the Gap’ Programme Launches in Northern Ireland

Carers Trust, in partnership with 13 other like organisations, are excited to announce the launch of the ‘Mind the Gap’ Project. Mind the Gap is a three year programme which aims to assist 1500 carers (aged 65+) in Northern Ireland (through existing service provision channels, and by identifying gaps in services) to have improved quality of life through better access …

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