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The Right Start: Adult Safeguarding Awareness

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

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.

Health and Wellbeing Event: Brereton Can

Brereton Million are launching a Health & Wellbeing Campaign!

After spending a lot of volunteer hours, resources and money on Ravenhill Park we have successfully fitted a brand new Play park.

We are about to complete refurbishing the running track, adding an outdoor gym and a nature walk. Adding on to this we were looking for ways to group this together, which would fit with our other work and our priorities.

Engagement starts on services formerly at the George Bryan Centre

On 12th February 2019, a fire destroyed the west wing of the George Bryan Centre. It provided an assessment, care and treatment service for working age adults who are in an acute state of mental illness and a mental health assessment service for people aged over 65.

Temporary arrangements have been in place since the fire and MPFT would like to design permanent solutions. An engagement exercise is underway for people living in Tamworth, Lichfield and Burton to discuss how best to create outstanding services. 

A Voice for Adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism

Currently those in Staffordshire with learning disabilities or autism have no method of formally expressing their joint views to the County Council on all the many issues that affect them.  Their most powerful advocates – parents or carers – also have to act as individuals rather than having any forum in which they can discuss issues of concern with the local authority.  Yet the County Council continues to be the most significant single organisation influencing whether this group can make the most of their lives in our local communities.  We want to tackle this deficit.  We are looking for

2nd Annual TWB Suicide Prevention Conference 2019

This is the 2nd annual Together We’re Better Suicide Prevention Conference, hosted by North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust.

The day offers a unique opportunity to hear from a number of experts on topics such as Care of the Bereaved by Suicide, Young Peoples Mental Health and exciting updates about funding for Suicide Prevention across Stoke On Trent and Staffordshire.

The challenge for everyone working in public facing organisations will continue to be how do we work better together to prevent suicide?

The Together We're Better Listening Events

"The Together We're Better, Staffordshire Health and Care Partnership has been out and about across the county listening to local people's feedback about their experiences of health and care services and how they could be improved.

Two webinars have been organised to offer an opportunity to people who could not attend our listening events to share their views. The webinars will include an expert panel, live discussions and an opportunity to ask questions.