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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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8 Myths about Falls

As part of Ageing Well in Wales' national falls awareness campaign, Steady On... Stay SAFE, they debunk the myth that falls are an inevitable part of growing older.

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"Your Choice" care project wins national award

The project won the Social Care Wales Accolades' "Citizen-led services" category. The "Your Choice" scheme offers outcome-focused care and support at home - through a dynamic new collaboration with domiciliary care agencies. Your Choice has already seen a number of people benefit from the ability to work with their social worker and domiciliary care agency to inform their very own, unique care-at-home package.

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