The Live Well Community Café’s will provide, fun, entertainment, advice and guidance to anyone living in south Staffordshire that has been diagnosed with or cares for someone with an illness or condition that has changed the way they live, whether that be diabetes, heart disease, dementia, Parkinson disease, fibromyalgia, arthritis, depression & anxiety, …… the list is endless.
A new board has been set up to steer and plan for the development of a North Staffordshire Multi-specialty Community Provider (MCP) model. The voluntary, community and social enterprise sector has an opportunity to nominate its own elected representatives – three in total, one from each of the areas of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire Moorlands, and Stoke-on-Trent. You are invited to put forward a nomination to represent either Newcastle-under-Lyme or the Staffordshire Moorlands.
Are you a Carer or do you know someone who is? Do you work with or support Carers in the city?
It is estimated that there are more than 28,000 Carers in the city, each taking care of someone who matters to them. Caring affects people of all ages, including children and young people up to the age of 18.
The Patient Participation Groups of Leek Health Centre, Moorland Medical Centre and Park Medical Centre are holding a Health Awareness Day in Leek on Wednesday 7 June 2017 at Trinity Church, Derby Street, Leek from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm.
There will be lots of activites on the day, with opportunities to :-
F2F is a group run by adults with learning disabilities for adults with learning disabilities. Our aim is to provide choices, guidance and support, in a relaxing, friendly environment, that will promote independence and confidence through social interaction.
Who Is It For: Adults with learning disabilities and their carers
For Ages: 18 to 80 years old
The provider has suggested that this is suitable for:
• People with learning disabilities
• People with physical disabilities
• People with sensory impairments
• People with autism
The current Strategy for All-Age Disabled People in Staffordshire comes to an end in March 2018. People fed back that they wanted to know when things would happen, so the new strategy will be accompanied by clear, costed delivery plans which will make clear when things will happen, and ensure that the plans are both unambiguous and financially viable.
Work to create a new dementia centre of excellence in Staffordshire is progressing well.
The multi-million pound flagship centre at Burton is being developed by Symphony – a consortium made up of Accord, Keepmoat and Quattro Architects, and promises to transform care and support for residents and their families.
You are invited to an Open House Event where you can find out more about Disability Solutions and meet the team. You can also find out more about membership or becoming a volunteer. Light refreshment will be available.
10 March 2017 | 12pm - 3pm
Celebrate the launch of well active to support Disability Access Day
A range of organisations will be present to showcase opportunities and support for people with disabilities
The Chairs and Chief Executives of South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) and Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent NHS Partnership Trust (SSOTP) are entering into an ‘enhanced partnership’ arrangement to ensure improved patient care for the people of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.