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Training: Developing Skills in Health and Social Care

The project is available to any adults working and living in Norfolk or Suffolk, specifically working with adults in Health and Social Care. (For volunteers, they can currently access funded training through Skills for Care Covid funding  https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/About/News/COVID-19-Essential-training....)

Charging for services – tackling the income shortfall

With income under threat from all sides, perhaps it is time to look at all the potential sources of income for charities. So as fundraising income is depressed - in some cases possibly for years - how can VCSE organisations make up for the loss in income?

Love West Norfolk? Let’s thank West Norfolk on 14th February

The fourth Love West Norfolk day will be marked on Sunday 14th February – and this year, it’s an opportunity for everyone in the area to say: ‘thanks west Norfolk’.  

 

QEH Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) – an invitation to be involved

QEH Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) is an independent group, supported by Community Action Norfolk, that informs the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH, King's Lynn & Wisbech) and health decision-makers about patients’ experiences of maternity services and how these could be improved. 

Raising awareness of the need for cervical cancer screening

There are around 3,200 cervical cancer cases in the UK every year. That’s more than eight every day.  UK Cervical Cancer – based in Norwich but with links across the world - campaigns to prevent suffering and death from cervical cancer and, in particular, by those who are disadvantaged and deprived.  

Norfolk County Council Adult Social Service Update January 2021

Please find below some helpful updates from Adult Social Services.

Village Halls Week – 25th to 29th January – and a new ‘Domesday Book’

It’s Village Halls Week from Monday 25th to Friday 29th January – and village halls across England are being encouraged to sign an online record to mark 100 years of rural community action. 

Resources to promote social distancing

Community Action Norfolk are sharing this from Norfolk County Council, please contact them directly with any queries.

Don't drop your guard as COVID cases rise

As COVID cases and hospital cases in Norfolk have been rising we have launched a new campaign to help make sure that people don’t drop their guard.

Nelson’s Journey – negotiating the challenge of COVID-19

We feature regular articles here about how VCSE organisations across Norfolk have been adapting to, and coping with, the demands and constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Keeping vulnerable people warm and safe in their homes – FREE training for frontline workers and volunteers

With the new lockdown, even more people will be having to stay at home and turn on their heating – if they can afford to. Now more than ever it’s important to raise awareness to vulnerable consumers of how to stay warm, how to use less energy, and how to pay less.   Are your staff and volunteers aware of the support available? CAN is offering free 90-minute online training to help people provide support and information where needed.

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