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MHA LIve at home safe space session

Burton Live at Home Scheme is proud to announce its Monthly Safe Space Session .

Wednesday 3 April 10.00am-2.30pm

Voluntary Services Centre, Union Street, Burton on Trent DE14 1AA

Our Safe Place is designed to support carers to have a few hours of " Me" time away from their caring responsibilities.  Bring the person you are caring for to the Safe Place and we will support them while you go and do some shopping,attend an appointment or go and have lunch with a friend.

Staffordshire Warm Homes’ programme - Invitation to Briefing workshop

Thursday 4 April 2019 10-2pm Staffordshire County Council SPI

You are iinvited to a briefing workshop on the ‘Staffordshire Warm Homes’ programme to tackle fuel poverty. Your involvement and engagement with the programme at this early stage will have a positive impact on delivery. In particular we are asking for your help to support the County wide approach and the enhancement of existing networks and wider referral pathways in to the new programme.

Managing Important Conversations

Funded by NHS England, this FREE 2 hour workshops will provide you with the awareness and understanding to help engage people in conversations about bereavement and planning for your future care.

• What do you say (and don’t say) to a bereaved person?

• How do you approach discussions about care planning?

• When is the right time to have these conversations?

THE RIGHT START: Involving Volunteers

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course.  This is what they said:

Content was thorough, enough topics covered.

Made me think differently in my approach.

All aspects valuable.  Started the course with no real insight, now have a sound knowledge.

Understanding Bereavement Workshop - Taster Session

Did you know the average cost of replacing an employee could be between £20k and £40k?  The majority of people (56%) said they would consider leaving their job if their employer did not provide proper support if someone close to them died.

This session is delivered in partnership with St Giles Hospice and aims to help you think about your roles and responses when there is a death in the work community, or when a colleague experiences a death in their family or friendship circle.

We will: