HeartFelt for Women – 9th May!

A healthy heart & mental well-being event for women by women

  • View the flyer for this event CLICK HERE:BHF Leaflet – A Healthy Heart Event For Women By Women

    Be informed, motivated and inspired to help make healthy lifestyle choices to improve your health and wellbeing.

    When?: 9th May 2012
    What time?: 9.30am – 3.30pm
    Where?: Coin Street, Neighbourhood Centre, London, SE1 9NH
    Map: CLICK

  • Come along to hear how you can improve your health

    – It is well documented that there is a high prevalence of heart disease
    amongst black and minority ethnic communities.

    – The British Heart Foundation and The Afiya Trust are holding an event targeting black women to highlight
    the importance of maintaining a healthy heart and healthy lifestyle.

    – This event is to raise awareness for the prevention of heart disease and interrelated diseases
    such as diabetes and stroke

    – Guest speakers will also provide advice on Nutrition, Weight Loss and Physical Activity

  • For venue details follow this link: CLICK

    This is a free event on a first come, first serve basis so to register send an email as per below:
    Email: events@afiya-trust.org

    Food and refreshments will be served

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  • Community Hub Consultation Event

    Lambeth Accord and Lambeth Council are holding a consultation event on Community Hubs at Lambeth Accord, a building which already acts as a community hub for disabled people and their organisations. The event is open to anyone who is interested and would like to know more about community hubs. There will be speakers from Lambeth Council and voluntary organisations based at Lambeth Accord, together with a ‘market place’ of stalls from the wide variety of services based in the building.

    – View the flyer for this event for more detailed information CLICK HERE: Community Hub Consultation Event – Information Flyer

    When?: Tuesday 3rd April 2012
    What time?: 11am – 2pm (Full breakdown of evens in flyer)
    Where?: Lambeth Accord
    336 Brixton Road
    London
    SW9 7AA
    Map: CLICK

    • Also find out more by reading the latest Lambeth LINk E-bulletin: http://www.lambethlink.org.uk/newsletter-02-12For more information please contact:

      Jeanette Threadgold
      Communications and Liaison Officer

      Lambeth LINk
      336 Brixton Rd
      SW9 7AA
      Tel: 020 7274 8522
      Email:Jeanette.Threadgold@ageuklambeth.org.uk
      Visit our website: www.lambethlink.org.uk


    Free Health Event – ‘Be good to your body’

    This fantastic free Health Event has been arranged as part of the 170 Community Project.

    ● Free Health Checks
    ● Community Groups
    ● Massage Therapists
    ● Goody Bags
    ● Raffle Prize
    ● Food Entertainment
    – and much more…

    View the flyer for a colourful outlook on this event CLICK HERE: Health Event Flyer!

    When?: Thursday 22nd March 2012
    What time?: 10AM – 4PM
    Where?: 2000 Community Action Centre
    199– 201 Grove Street
    London
    SE8 3PG
    Map: CLICK

    Just turn up – no booking necessary!


    Getting people talking – Time to Change

    Time to Change is looking for people with experience of mental health problems to talk to the public about mental health.

    When?: Saturday 31st March 2012
    Where?: Time to Change Village, Riverside walkway at London’s South Bank

    • The Time to Change Village is a pop-up space where people can learn about mental health in a fun and interactive way. The Village has all the things you might expect to find in villages and towns across the world: a health centre, library, café, post office, cinema and a news agent. But there’s a twist –each of these areas will provide a unique opportunity to get people talking.- By chatting to volunteers at the Time to Change Village, the public can find out more about what it’s really like to live with a mental health problem. This helps to challenge the stereotypes which often lead to discrimination.Volunteer places are available on a first come first served basis with a deadline to respond by:
      Monday 19th March– Find out more about how you can get involved on the Time to Change website – www.time-to-change.org.uk/londonvillage

    The Voice of People with Experience of Schizophrenia or Psychosis

    • We want to hear from people with experience of mental health issues.
      The focus of the work of the Schizophrenia Commission is care, support and treatment for schizophrenia or psychosis.
    • We know psychiatric diagnostics labels are often difficult – because they change, they maybe unhelpful to recovery, they don’t emphasise the full experience of managing serious health problems but tend to focus on problems and symptoms. Individuals manage their distress in many different ways – and we want to hear from you about your experiences.- View the more information regarding this event in the invite flyer CLICK HERE:The Voice of People with Experience of Schizophrenia or Psychosis Invite Flyer

      When?: Wednesday 21st March
      What time?: 11am-2pm
      Where?: London (To be confirmed)
      Map: (To be updated)
      More details:
      We will reimburse travel and provide lunch!

      If you would like to take part in our discussion on 21 March 11am-2pm or are interested in finding out more please contact:
      Vanessa Pinfold
      Email: Vanessa.pinfold@rethink.org or Tel: 0207 8403 088.


    Carers Privacy & Dignity Focus Group

    SLaM (South London & Maudsley) are currently running a series of Focus Groups in order to highlight issues with Privacy & Dignity within both inpatient and outpatient care spheres.
    To be treated with privacy and dignity can mean many things to different people. Examples of these include, attitudes and behaviours of staff, communication, the environment, privacy to protect peoples modesty, confidentiality, to have nutritional needs met and to be free from abuse.

    • It is often the case that carers know a huge amount about where there are holes in service provision and where problems are to be found, as well how to fix them and improve things!
    • If you are a carer then this focus group is for you or perhaps you know or have a great carer in which case please let them know.View the flyer for this event CLICK HERE:Carers Privacy Dignity Flyer 2012

    Focus Group Details
    When?: 13th March 2012
    What time?: 2PM – 3:30PM
    Where?: 111 Denmark Hill
    Maudsley Hospital
    London
    SE5 8AZ
    Map: CLICK HERE
    Are refreshments provided?:YES!- For more information or, if you are unable to come to the group, but would like to give your views, please contact: Alice Glover
    Tel: 020 3228 0959 email: alice.glover@slam.nhs.uk


    Job Opportunity by Friday! Croydon APCMH

    Vacancy for Administrator at Croydon APCMH

    – Croydon APCMH = The Croydon Association for Pastoral Care in Mental Health.

    • Paid, part time dream job post – Croydon APCMH Administrator – Five hours per week!
      Croydon Association for Pastoral Care in Mental Health (APCMH) is seeking an experienced administrator with excellent communication and volunteer supervision/liaison skills. The successful candidate will have very good Microsoft Office skills (particularly Excel and Word) and other administration skills including Access database. The applicant will be able to multi task and demonstrate an ability to work unsupervised, use their own initiative when required and communicate with a wide range of people. The applicant will be emotionally resilient, cope well under pressure and have an empathy with mental health issues. It is desirable that the applicant has finance/Sage (Sage being a piece of accountancy software) experience or be willing to learn.- View the full job description for this role and get cracking CLICK HERE:Information for APCMH Administrator Post

    To apply please email your CV with covering letter on more than two sides stating how you meet person specification criteria by Friday 9th March 2012 to:

    Millie Reid
    Email: admin@croydon-apcmh.co.uk