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National Adoption Week: Children’s Minister encourages more people to consider adopting children

More people across Wales are being encouraged to consider adopting children by the Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies. To mark the start of National Adoption Week (15th – 21st October), the Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies has paid tribute to the many adoptive parents across Wales who have made new families with some of the most vulnerable children in the country, and who are supporting them to fulfill their potential in loving homes

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Saying thank you to our volunteers!

A special celebration event was held for Health Board volunteers on Tuesday 9 October 2018 to say “thank you” for the valuable contribution volunteers make to patient, carer and visitor experience.

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Cardiff and Vale Third Sector ICF Capital Investment Fund 2018 - opens 15th October 2018

This Fund aims to support proposals which improve the quality of life for people in Cardiff and the Vale by ensuring that opportunities are put in place locally to promote health and wellbeing and support engagement and participation in the communities in which they live. The Capital Investment Fund is open for applications from Monday, 15th October 2018 with a deadline for submission of 12pm on Friday, 2nd November 2018.

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Beat flu this winter

“Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others against influenza (flu), a potentially life threatening illness”

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Love Your Liver Roadshow

The British Liver Trust Love Your Liver Roadshow is happening in November, starting off with a Love your Liver event at the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff on Wednesday 14th November.

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Beat flu this winter!

Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others against influenza (flu), a potentially life threatening illness. The annual NHS Wales Beat Flu campaign is being launched today (Wednesday, October 3), encouraging everyone eligible for flu vaccination to get protected.

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Winter Celebration grants 2018

The Winter Celebration grant programme for 2018 has been launched today as part of Age Positive Week. We’re encouraging applications for grants of up to £150 from new and established groups, so that older people can come together for a social occasion between 1 November 2018 and 28 February 2019.

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You're invited to Community Powered Health

Community Powered-Health: Supporting Better Outcomes for All Ages on Tuesday 23 October, 6-8pm, Tŷ Hywel, National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff. On 23 October, join award-winning timebanking social enterprise Spice to explore how the challenges of loneliness and isolation can be addressed through increasing participation in communities and building voluntary sector capacity and resilience.

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Health & Wellbeing Event

Pobl Care & Support are hosting an event at Colcot Sports Centre in Barry on Friday 2nd November between 10.30 till 14.00; the venue opens at 10.00 for stall/stand set up. The event is part of our Health & Wellbeing programme “Healthy Conversation”.

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