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If you would like a print out of any of the information contained within this bulletin then please contact us:
Tel: 0300 111 2301

For a plain text MS word version of this bulletin please see attached - Info Bulletin 08.02.17Info Bulletin 24.06.16.

Click on the links below to go to the information:
Hidden Voices:

Hidden VoicesNext Tuesday, February 14, CAIL are hosting a FREE public event (FREE lunch included) to generate discussion and thought about the diverse needs of individuals.

Date: Tuesday, February 14th 2017
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Netherhall School
Queen Edith's Way
CB1 8NNCAIL logo

For more information please contact Graham or Leisha:
Tel: 0300 111 2301
Accessible Information Standard - Have Your Say:

The Accessible Information Standard (SCCI1605 Accessible Information) sets out requirements for organisations to identify, record, flag, share and meet the information and communication needs of people with a disability, impairment or sensory loss.

All organisations that provide NHS care and / or publicly-funded adult social care must follow the Standard in full from 1st August 2016 onwards.

In early 2017, NHS England is reviewing the Standard to assess the impact and to ensure that it is ‘fit for purpose’. As part of the review we are inviting views via three surveys aimed at different groups: All of the surveys are available from -  
Please take the time to have your say before the deadline of 10 March 2017.
If you have any queries please contact Patients, service users, carers and members of the public can also call 0300 311 22 33.
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Physical Activity Survey:

Living Sport are trying to identify gaps in sports and physical activity provision for older people, disabled people, and women and girls who are inactive.  Their goal is to work with partners to and fill these gaps over time.

They have made a short survey to help them achieve this.  You can access the survey by clicking this link.Living Sport logo
Free Employment Support for People with Disabilities or Living with Mental Ill Health:

Red2Green is now taking bookings for a new programme starting this month to help disabled people and people living with mental ill health who are keen to get back to work.  
The programme will focus on employment skills such as writing a CV or completing application forms, employers’ expectations, asking for reasonable adjustments, and interviewing skills. The practical careers guidance on offer support the learners into meaningful and sustainable voluntary and paid jobs.

For more information please contact Heather Taplin:
Tel: 07920 486834 Red2Green Logo
I Care... Ambassador:

For more information please follow this link. .
Alzheimer’s Workshop:

Thursday 9 March, Home Instead are hosting a FREE educational workshop on Alzheimer’s disease for family carers and anyone whose work or voluntary life brings them into contact with those living with dementia.

Date: Thursday 9 March 2017
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Location: Wesley Methodist Church, Christ Pieces, Cambridge, CB1 1LG

For more information please see attached - FREE Alzheimer's WorkshopStay Well this Winter Information.Home Instaed Logo

Home Instead - Contact:
Tel: 01480 495834
Workforce Development Training:

For the latest information on Workforce Development Training please see attached documents:. The Workforce Development Team Directory 2017 is now available to view here.WFD LOGO
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Social Mondays:

Social Mondays is for local residents of the North of Cambridge, who are experiencing or have experienced poor mental wellbeing related to low income / social isolation / tenancy related issues, who would benefit from some social contact.

The group runs every Monday from 2.00 - 3.30pm.

For more information please see attached - Social MondaysSocial Monday, or contact:
Vicky KnightonCCityC logo
Email -
Tel - 07702339341

Making Space Carers Support Service - Information Morning:
Making Headway:

Headway are hosting an event on 22 February, to showcase the history of brain injury in a unique heritage event.

Date: Wednesday 22 February
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Location: The Theatre, Parkside Community College, Parkside, Cambridge, CB1 1EH

For more information please click on this link.
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To R.S.V.P:
Tel: 01223 576550
Visually Impaired Cricket Sessions:

Cricket PicCambs Cricket are running Cricket for £2 a session, for people with Visual Impairments throughout February, March and April at Netherhall School in Cambridge.
Anyone over the age of 13 years old is welcome to come along, all standards of players welcome, from beginners to those who already have playing experience.

For more information please see attached - Visually Impaired Cricket SessionsVisually Impaired Cricket Sessions or contact Richard Hill:Cambs Cricket
Tel: 07818 431144
Rowan AGM:

Date: Wednesday 1 March
Time: 2pm
Location: Rowan, 40 Humberstone Road, Cambridge, CB4 1JG

For more information please follow this link.

To RSVP  please email: logo
Stay Well this Winter:

Stay well this winterThe NHS Stay Well This Winter campaign has launched which encourages people aged 65+ and people with long-term health conditions to prepare for winter. 

The campaign urges people to be ready for the colder season which includes seeking immediate advice and help from a pharmacist as soon as they feel unwell before their condition gets more serious. It also encourages people with long-term health conditions, anyone aged over 65, residents of long-stay care homes and carers, who still haven’t to get the free flu jab. 

For more information please see attached - Stay Well this Winter InformationStay Well this Winter Information, or follow think link.NHS Logo
Disability Rights UK - Newsletters:

The latest Disability Rights UK Newsletters are now available.  Please see attached for details:
Disability Rights UK logo
- DRUK Newsletter 06.02.17Disability Rights Newsletter..
- DRUK Newsletter 30.01.17DRUK Newsletter.
Future East - Newsletter:

Future East, the regional voice of older people in the East of England have released their latest newsletter.  To view it please follow this link.Future East Logo
Your Voice:

The latest news and and opportunities to get involved from Your Voice (part of Healthwatch Cambridgeshire) is now available.
Support Cambridgeshire - January Newsletter:

The January Newsletter from Support Cambridgeshire is now available.  To view it please follow this link. Support Cambridgeshire logo
Independent Living Service, Older People’s Housing - January Newsletter:

Independent Living Service for Older People’s Housing have released their January Newsletter, please see attached - ILS Jan NewsletterIndependent Living Service Older People’s Housing - January Newsletter. CCityC logo

Peterborough Disability Forum have released their February 2017 Newsletter.  To view it please see attached - February-Newslink-NewsletterSeptember-NewsLink-2016. Disability Peterborough Logo
Wellbeing East - February Bulletin:Wellbeing East Logo

The February Bulletin for Wellbeing East is now available.  To view it please follow this link.
CCVS February Newsletter:

CCVS have release their February Newsletter.  Please find attached - CCVS February NewsletterCCVS September Newsletter.CCVS logo
Living Sport - Newsletter:Living Sport logo

For the latest Living Sport Newsletter please follow this link.
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