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A new Age Friendly Charter for Leeds

What’s it like living as an older person in Leeds?  Since March 2016, Time to Shine Age Friendly Campaign Officer Emily Axel has been consulting with older people all over Leeds to gather their thoughts to help shape a new … 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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ABC (D)…. it’s easy as 123 (4) ABCD – Asset Based Community Development Leeds

So ABCD – Asset Based Community Development – what is it?  Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) focusses on identifying the existing gifts and capacities of people and their communities to encourage change and development from within; the community’s strengths versus solely … Continue reading

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All’s fair in love and awards

On Tuesday this week, I had a sunny smile on my face as I attended the Adult Social Care Awards for Excellence. I say a ‘sunny smile’ because I don’t think it matters who you are, I think most folk … Continue reading

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Better Lives Lived

                    Better Lives Lived is Leeds City Council’s Adult Social Care local account document which gives examples through real-life stories and feedback from communities and service providers of how people maintain their independence … Continue reading

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Leeds Approved Mental Health Professional students’ course is the best

The word “section” is a fearful word to most people but to Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) who routinely face this most challenging of decisions, i.e. when should a patient be sectioned? It is the end of a series of … Continue reading

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Proud to share with the Standing Commission on Carers

It’s been a proud week for Leeds as we jumped at the chance to host an event for four esteemed representatives from the Standing Commission on Carers. The Standing Commission is an independent advisory body providing expert advice to ministers … Continue reading

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