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Bev Curtis achieves Bevan Commission Fellowship

Bev Curtis, Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has recently been awarded a Fellowship by the Bevan Commission, to progress her work on developing a Paediatric Dysphagia outcome measurement tool.

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Welsh Government - Supporting EU Citizens Grant

The Welsh Government will provide grants to eligible organisations of up to a maximum of £15,000 per organisation. The total amount available for distribution under this fund is £100,000. All applications should be submitted via email to equalitybranch@gov.wales no later than 4pm on Wednesday 23rd January 2019.

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Carers Awareness Session on Monday 25th February

Dinas Powys Voluntary Concern has arranged a Carers Awareness Session with Carers Trust Wales led by Sian Salkeld on Monday February 25th from 10am til 12 (followed by a light lunch) at Murchfield Community Centre, Sunnycroft Lane, Dinas Powys, CF64 4QQ.

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Social Media Marketing: How to Profit in a Digital World

Wednesday 5th June, 9.30am - 3pm Barry Community Enterprise Centre, Skomer Road, Barry CF62 9DA Price: £85 An advanced social media workshop which will help equip you to develop and implement an effective social media strategy, co-ordinate social media activity and maximise engagement.

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Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW) Stakeholder focus groups

Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW) is a network of support organisations for the whole of the third sector in Wales. It consists of the 19 local and regional support bodies across Wales, the County Voluntary Councils (CVCs) and the national support body, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA). Richard Newton Consulting are organising face-to-face and digital focus groups, with people and third sector groups who have received services from TSSW organisations or are members of TSSW organisations.

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Carers Panel Meeting Dates

The next three meetings of the Cardiff and the Vale Carer’s Expert Panel have been arranged. The panel is an opportunity for carer’s to shape and influence the services available to them in Cardiff and the Vale and to have the opportunity to meet other carers from a wide variety of backgrounds and caring roles.

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C&V UHB Stakeholder Reference Group

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is keen to recruit someone from a third sector organisation which works with children and young people, to join their Stakeholder Reference Group (SRG).

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Vacancy - Retail and Reuse Manager

37 hours (flexibility required) Salary £25,000-£28,000 Based in Rhymney, Caerphilly (some home working will be considered) Closing date for applications is at midday on Friday 18h January 2019

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National Suicide and Self-harm Prevention Conference

Join the National Advisory Group on Suicide and Self harm prevention and a host of policy-makers, support agencies, health professionals and people with lived experience to discuss the latest developments in the national approach to Suicide and Self Harm prevention and its local implementation.

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Walking Maps for UHB sites

There is no doubt that physical activity can bring many health and wellbeing benefits, yet many view exercise to be tedious and time consuming. In reality, a simple and easy way to incorporate physical activity into your routine is by participating in active travel or going on a walk at lunchtime.

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Palliative Care for Homeless People

As an organisation providing a range of palliative and end of life care, information and advice services, Marie Curie has a commitment to making its services accessible to people from diverse communities and this includes people who are experiencing homelessness.

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