Category Archives: Achievement

Happy, healthy birthday to a hidden gem

The Leeds health and care world is large and complex, with thousands of people working and volunteering in roles which keep people healthier and happier. Heading north from the centre of the city, up Harrogate Road, you might never realise … Continue reading

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Plan to Change – helping people help themselves – experts by experience

How do you design and test a system that can empower people with multiple and complex needs to help themselves and find the services to help with their recovery?  By using an Asset Based Community Development approach to engage and … Continue reading

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Supporting #hellomynameis at Leeds City Council

Hello, my name is Rebecca Charlwood. I am the Executive Member for Health, Wellbeing and Adults, the Chair of Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board and a local councillor for Moortown. The sad news of Dr Kate Granger’s death on the … Continue reading

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Flying the flag for Leeds in Eurocities

Originally posted on International Relations Leeds:
Pria Bhabra, Commissioning Officer (Migrant Access) talks about her recent trip to Eurocities and what it does and why it matters now more than ever. ? Eurocities?is a network?which represents?130 cities across Europe. It…

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What makes you feel happier, live longer and keeps you fit and healthy? Volunteering

Over 21 million people volunteer in the UK at least once a year. They are a shining example of how we can all make a big difference to individuals and communities every day by improving the environment we live in, spending time with … Continue reading

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Assisted Living Leeds on the road to flood recovery

After much hard work to clean up and recover from the  Boxing Day flooding of Assisted Living Leeds (ALL) we are gradually making the move back to Clarence Road and getting back to business as usual.

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ALL hands to the pumps

Following flooding damage to our Assisted Living Leeds (ALL) centre on Clarence Road on Boxing Day, a recovery plan was put in place to make sure critical community equipment and Tele Care services could still operate and would not delay hospital discharges … Continue reading

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