Vale Health Social Care & Wellbeing ebulletin 20.1.2022

Vale of Glamorgan News
Have you received a good (or bad) service from Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) over the last year? Read More
As you may be aware the Vale Public Services Board (PSB) has this week launched its consultation on the draft Well-being Assessment. As part of the consultation we are holding a workshop via Microsoft teams for stakeholders 2-4 pm on the 3rd February. Read More
Kicking off on Blue Monday (17 January) and running until 30 January, the Great Winter Get Together is an annual campaign from More in Common, to bring people together and reduce the stigma associated with loneliness. Read More
Users are being offered a free £5 credit to mark OVObikes return to the Vale of Glamorgan. Customers are now able to get back in the saddle, with the bikes available again following a two-month break. Read More
Voluntary Sector News
Only £10 per session: Being a Trustee – The Essentials, An Introduction to Data Protection (including GDPR), An Introduction to Social Media, How to use Twitter workshop and Getting fit for fundraising Read More
The News Sheet is now available. Read More
The South Glamorgan Community Health Council Third Sector Briefing is now available Read More
The way we deliver health and social care services is changing and we need to hear how to make services work better for you. If you are over 50 and living in Cardiff or the Vale of Glamorgan we’d love to welcome you to one of our discussions Read More
The latest bulletin from the Wales Council of the Blind is now available Read More
I write regarding the above-mentioned study that focuses on Personal Assistants and their Employers (DP recipients). Commissioned by the Welsh Government, USW (Mark Llewellyn) is leading the study in partnership with Data Cymru.  Read More
For the latest views and information from Action for Elders Read More
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board News
The Health Board would like to make the difficult ask of our population to only attend our sites if absolutely necessary to help us reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Read More
To meet the demand from our community, we are now offering walk-in sessions for first, second and booster doses to help protect our communities and stop the spread of COVID-19.  Read More
Health & Wellbeing News
In March 2021, Welsh Government announced funding for an All Wales Diabetes Prevention Programme (AWDPP), which is being led by Public Health Wales. Read More
The results of the latest ‘How Are We Doing in Wales’ public engagement survey have been released by Public Health Wales. Read More
Public Health Wales is undertaking a piece of work to explore health issues that affect young people aged 11-25. The aim of the study is to support the development of information and resources for the benefit of young people. Read More
Welsh Government News 
A scheme helping vulnerable people to be treated at home and avoid unnecessary trips to emergency departments will be ‘a massive help’ in easing pressure on NHS Wales during the winter months, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has said. Read More
I am pleased to let you know that the positons of Chair, Deputy Chair and six Non-Executive Members for the Citizen Voice Body have been advertised Read More
Vacancy for Welsh speaking Dementia Advisers. Closing date 27th January 2022 Read More
Digital Projects Officer, EVI Centre Manager and Helpline Adviser Advocates (full-time, part time).  Deadline 31st January 2022 Read More
Vacancy for a Senior Caseworker. Deadline 4th February 2022 Read More
Training & Events
Free workshop for young people 14 – 24 who may be struggling with their mental health which aims to help them by connecting them with their heritage and creating a play from their own experiences. Read More
Citizens Advice Cardiff & Vale is currently offering a series of online welfare benefit training courses via Zoom. Read More

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