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Join GVS for our update event for Members, Partners and Stakeholders

Tuesday 9th March 2021 from 11am – 12 noon on Zoom This is an opportunity for you to learn more about what GVS has been doing during the COVID-19 crisis and how we plan to deliver our services during the coming months. You will also be able to hear about our plans for our new premises in Llantwit Major (the former Western Vale Integrated Children’s Centre). Read more

Free publicity for groups in GVS’ Spotlight e-Vista magazine

We would like to offer member groups the opportunity to publicise their organisations through our Vista magazine (next edition due out mid-March with the deadline being 1st March), e-bulletins and website. Read more

Working Safely and Responsibly during COVID-19

As we are all aware, volunteers around the country have helped serve their local communities through the recent lockdowns and this has provided a crucial part of the national response to the pandemic. Read more

General news

New Jobcentre Opening Hours

To help keep customers and colleagues as safe as possible in the latest phase of the pandemic, the Department has decided jobcentre opening hours will be 10am to 2pm beginning on Monday the 18th January 2021. Read more

Funding

Apply to the National Lottery Community Fund from the Vale

Apply to the National Lottery Community Fund from Cardiff and the Vale. Read more

£10 million further support for Welsh Charities from the Moondance Foundation

The Moondance Foundation Covid-19 relief fund has earmarked an additional £10 million in 2021 to distribute to Welsh charities and organisations who are supporting those struggling as a direct result of Covid. Read more

Health

Public Health Wales statement on Novel Coronavirus

Statement: Updated at 12pm on Sunday 31 January 2021 Dr Robin Howe, Incident Director for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak response at Public Health Wales, said: Read more

Vaccine rollout to care homes underway in Vale of Glamorgan

Towerhill Care Home in Penarth became the first care home in the Vale to have all residents and staff vaccinated last week. Towerhill is home to 14 residents. Read more

Bring Joy, Care and Support across Cardiff and The Vale for 2021!

Help Home Instead Senior Care Cardiff and Bring Joy Foundation to support vulnerable older people in 2021. Your donation will help our local community groups keep seniors happy, healthy and connected in 2021 and beyond. Read more

CAVUHB COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Programme

As a Health Board, our aim is to vaccinate as many eligible people as quickly and as safely as possible. We are following the Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) priority groups and have plans in place working closely with our partners to vaccinate the top four priority groups in the first instance Read more

South Glamorgan CHC Newsletter 2020

The South Glamorgan Community Health Council December newsletter is now available. Read more

Additional Wellbeing Support for Carers

Carers Trust South East Wales (CTSEW) will be offering a range of additional mental health and wellbeing support, available free of charge for carers of all ages across south east Wales until the end of March 2021. Read more

Wales Council of the Blind – latest news

Click the link for the latest copy of Sylw http://www.wcb-ccd.org.uk/news.php Read more

A round up of GP practice vaccination activity – 27.01.21

Each week, we focus on the work that GP practices across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan are achieving as part of our Covid-19 mass vaccination programme with a round-up update. Read more

Age Cymru & Carers Trust Wales launch new unpaid Carers guide

Age Cymru have launched their new guide today written by the Care Home Network Manager, Suzy Webster in partnership with Carers Trust Wales. Read more

Home Instead Senior Care Cowbridge, Pontyclun and Pontypridd

A little bit of background about Home Instead Senior Care Cowbridge, Pontyclun and Pontypridd. Our philosophy is simple: we provide a care service that we would happily see our own family and friends receive. Read more

Public Health Wales Screening Engagement

New accessible resources available about screening during the Coronavirus pandemic. Public Health Wales has introduced measures to keep you and our staff safe during screening appointments. Read more

Host a Community Conversation on the future of Health & Social Care

Engage Britain is looking for people across England, Scotland and Wales to host Community Conversations between January and March 2021. We have partnered with Just Ideas and WSA Community Consultants to recruit and support a diverse group of hosts from across the country. Read more

Vacancies

Volunteer with Carers Trust South East Wales

We have a number of fantastic new opportunities to volunteer with us. Read more

Job Vacancy with Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan

Senior Mental Health Worker Salary £27,905 pa 37 hrs per week Closing Date: 4pm Monday 15th February 2021 Interviews via Zoom: Monday 22nd February 2020 Read more

Vacancy with Sporting Memories Network

Sporting Memories is looking for a provider to support activities funded through the Healthy and Active Fund, a programme managed and delivered in partnership by the Welsh Government, Sport Wales and Public Health Wales. Read more

Training

‘Working with Fathers; father-inclusive family services’ virtual course – open for bookings now!

Flying Start are very pleased to be offering a free course delivered by the Fatherhood Institute, on ‘Working with Fathers; father-inclusive family services’. This will be a 4 hour virtual course and will be run on various dates between 4th February – 4th April 2021. Read more

Training Films Launched to Support Patients and Staff with Learning Disabilities

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Hijinx have launched a new series of online training videos to help train health and social care staff to effectively communicate with, appropriately care for, and support people with learning disabilities and/or autism. Read more

Zoom Essentials Training – Organisation group session

You chose the date! Up to 15 people can attend this GVS session – cost only £200 (under £14 per person based on 15 people attending) with Social Media and Zoom expert Jonathan Pollinger Read more

Events

Join GVS for our update event for Members, Partners and Stakeholders

Tuesday 9th March 2021 from 11am – 12 noon on Zoom This is an opportunity for you to learn more about what GVS has been doing during the COVID-19 crisis and how we plan to deliver our services during the coming months. You will also be able to hear about our plans for our new premises in Llantwit Major (the former Western Vale Integrated Children’s Centre). Read more

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