25 Jun

LD:NorthEast launches Easy Read Health Cards

LD:NorthEast has launched their new, Easy Read Health Card, which are designed to be used in a variety of healthcare settings. Produced in collaboration with Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, the cards can be used to help ask and answer questions, and explain what happens during health related appointments. View and download the cards here

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25 Jun

New Dementia Meeting Centre at Howdon Community Hub opens

Age UK North Tyneside has launched the first North East Dementia Meeting centre at the Family Gateway’s Howdon Hub. Life-changing centres where people living with Dementia and their families can receive vital support are set to appear in the North East for the first time. These life-changing centres provide a place for people living with Dementia and their…

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25 Jun

Be an Age UK North Tyneside Befriender

Find out more about becoming a befriender with Age UK North Tyneside in this lovely video featuring Befriending Co-ordinator Beverley Swan. They are also recruiting for a number of other volunteer roles. Click the links to find out more. Befriending Volunteer Dementia Connections Activities Volunteer Dementia Connections Meeting Centre Volunteer  Volunteer Advocate (with EveryDay Care &…

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25 Jun

Identifying and Supporting Carers Zoom Session – 14 July 2021

Wednesday 14 July 10am to 11.30am via ZoomThe session, delivered by North Tyneside Carers Centre, is aimed at anyone working or volunteering in the local voluntary sector and will enable you to: Identify who is a carer Deepen your understanding of the impact of caring Have a better understanding of carers’ needs and how you could effectively support them…

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25 Jun

North Tyneside vaccination centres: volunteers urgently needed

Vaccination centre volunteers urgently needed Do you want to be part of the Covid-19 pandemic response in North Tyneside? Due to a number of volunteers returning to work, VODA is urgently recruiting for more volunteers to support the North Tyneside Covid Vaccination programme. Tasks will include greeting people, requesting people use hand sanitiser / wear face…

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23 Jun

Linskill’s Active Summer Challenge 2021

We are delighted to officially announce Linskill’s Active Summer 2021! We have designed a challenge to offer exploration (near and far), help you learn new skills and connect with people and nature.  Last year we smashed our target of travelling, virtually, from Land’s End to John O’Groats and this year we are going to Istanbul.   When…

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23 Jun

Take part in #HelloYellow 2021!

Are you saying #HelloYellow for World Mental Health Day? It’s time to sign up for #HelloYellow 2021! Start early and join us on Friday 8 October to say #HelloYellow and show young people they’re not alone with their mental health. It’s the little things… It’s normal to have ups and downs – and this year might have…

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15 Jun

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 13 June 2021

We have so much going on you will need the long summer days to fit it all in! Lots of active things to keep you busy this week including a bike ride, pilates and dance fitness. Plus armchair gardening has been extended (yippee) and our next film club showing has been announced. Enjoy! CONNECTMay we…

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11 Jun

YoungMinds Newsletter – June 2021

Join our call for early support hubs Hundreds of thousands of young people are struggling with their mental health – and too often they can’t get support when they first need it. This is simply not good enough, but it doesn’t have to be this way. That’s why we’re calling for the Government to fund…

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