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Advocacy services in Hackney

Source By: NHS Community Voice,Healthwatch Hackney

Come and have your say

  • Have you used Advocacy services in Hackney?
  • Tell us what is good and what could be better
  • Find out where to get support if you need Advocacy

 

Advocacy is when you are supported to:

  • Know your rights and exercise them
  • Access information & services
  • Make choices about your health & care
  • Make a complaint

When:   Thursday 13 September 2018
Time:     2.30pm-4.30pm
Where:  Pembury Community Centre, 1 Atkins Square, Dalston Lane, E8, 1HL
You can Book HERE
For transport please call 020 7923 8358
Email info@healthwatchhackney.co.uk 

Advocacy_public_meeting.pdf


Safeguarding awareness in Hackney

Safeguarding awareness in Hackney

  • Safeguarding Awareness for the workforce 23 August 2018
  • Safeguarding Champions Community offer for service users
  • Safeguarding Principles - Making Safeguarding Personnel and advocacy training
  • Safeguarding is Everybody's responsibility

At Hackney CVS we create and promote a range of opportunities that help the adult workforce to meet funders safeguarding compliance requirements and support adult service users to understand how to detect and protect each other from abuse and harm.

Offer 1 
The next Safeguarding Adult Safeguarding Awareness training -the essentials will take place on Thursday 23 August 2018

Offer 2 
Hackney has a team of trained safeguarding adult champions. Our champions deliver talks or training sessions for up to 2 hour to service users or residents in community settings. We are keen to hear from faith groups, Muslim communities, older people and African heritage communities. To find out more contact lola@hcvs.org.uk

Find out how we can support service users to protect each other from harm and abuse. For more information contact Lola@hcvs.org.uk

Offer 3 
VCS Meet Making Safeguarding Personnel 
As part of the Care Act 2014 there is a need to ensure that all organisations adopt the principles outlined in MSP (making safeguarding personal).

VCS Adult safeguarding leads and advocates are invited to express an interest in the briefing session. 

Offer 4 
Safeguarding Adult Health check
Funded and unfounded VCS organisations are expected to meet the adult safeguarding requirements. 
VCS organisations are strongly encouraged to complete the Safeguarding toolkit and health check. 

Offer 5

Are you the named safeguarding lead?

Do you offer advocacy or support to adults with care and support needs in Hackney?

Do you work to create a fairer society for local people?

Hackney CVS plans to organise events to share the lessons from domestic violence and serious adult reviews. It is important that we comply with GDPR requirements. If you are interested in being in our safeguarding mailing list, do complete the safeguarding sign up form and we will keep you in touch with future adult safeguarding learning events.

19631719-FLYER_SA_Awareness_12-day_course_23-08-2018.PDF

appform_-_employees.docx

Appform_-_partners_CHSAB.docx


Calling Hackney's Windrush generation

Source By: Connect Hackney

We are producing a commemorative book and audio podcasts of Hackney’s Windrush generation as part of our Connect Hackney work.

 

The booklet and podcasts will be launched at a special Windrush tea party at the Town Hall in October and will be archived in Hackney Museum so this is a great opportunity to celebrate the contribution of the local Windrush generation and to contribute to  the local archives.

 

ch_windrush.pdf


Breast cancer screening: Why women in Hackney are being turned away for life-saving check-ups

Source By: Hackney Gazette

 Breast cancer screening: Why women in Hackney are being turned away for life-saving check-ups

 An investigation by the Gazette has found a lack of radiographers to fill NHS jobs is affecting breast screening provision in east and north London.

Health chiefs have refused to say how many women have been affected, but did confirm the problems have resulted in a “small number of appointments” having to be rescheduled.

The NHS trust that runs the breast screening service said it is working hard to fill long-standing vacancies and minimise delays.

 Read more

 


The Hackney Youth Sport Fund 2018/19

Source By: Hackney.gov.uk

The Hackney Youth Sports Fund is awarded to young people to support their progression in their chosen sport.  Funding can be requested for equipment, travel, accommodation, competition fees, specialist coaching/support fees and other similar expenditure. The fund is open to young people with sporting potential who live or go to school in the borough. Funding is also available to community clubs that wish to provide provision and opportunity in sport for young people.

The 2018/19 application closing dates are at 12 noon on:  

  • Round 1: Friday 28 September 2018
  • Round 2: Monday 28 January 2019

Guidance and application forms can be downloaded from https://hackney.gov.uk/sports-grants-employment-training. Alternatively hard/email copies can be sent on request by  contacting  the Council's Leisure & Physical Activity Team at leisuresports@hackney.gov.uk or 020 8356 4897.

PJ63656_Hackney_Youth_Sport_Fund_A4_HR.pdf


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