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Vale Health Social Care & Wellbeing ebulletin 20.5.2021

Voluntary Sector news

Action For Elders has introduced Balanced Lives at Home – a new programme of online services – to help older people and those who care for them through Covid-19. Read More
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As part of Carers Week (7-13 June) Carers Trust South East Wales are running a special carers art competition! We have some great prizes up for grabs and we are encouraging anyone with an interest in art or photography to enter, no matter what your skill level. Read More
Carers Trust South East Wales has an exciting agenda for their next Carers Expert Panel, Thursday 10th June 1pm. Read More
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is delighted to announce that it has achieved continued ISO 14001 accreditation following an external audit by the British Standard Institute (BSI). This recognises the work it has done as part of its environmental management programme. Read More
Ahead of National Operating Department Practitioners (ODP) Day, we asked Nicola Morley, an ODP in our main theatres at UHW, to share a day in her working life. Read More
Alcohol misuse affects millions every day, causing worsened mental and physical health. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported that deaths attributed to alcohol misuse in England and Wales have dramatically increased. Read More
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is delighted to announce that it has achieved continued ISO 14001 accreditation following an external audit by the British Standard Institute (BSI). This recognises the work it has done as part of its environmental management programme. Read More
HIV Testing Week is the 14-24 May 2021, this is a biannual campaign that encourages partner organisations in community, health care and policy institutions throughout Wales to unite for one week twice a year to increase testing efforts and promote awareness of the benefits of earlier hepatitis and HIV testing. Read More
Cardiff and Vale UHB is delighted to announce that it has recently completed the first phase of its Refit programme of work to reduce carbon emissions and wasted energy. Read More
Now, more than ever, there’s never been a better time to say “Thank You” to your local NHS.  Have a cuppa, a cake and raise some cash for Cardiff & Vale Health Charity by taking part in the NHS Big Tea campaign. Read More
Health & Wellbeing
Volunteers in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan are needed to take part in a research study that is looking at how effective it is to give a COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as the seasonal flu vaccine. Read More
We are pleased to let you know that the volunteers survey: Learning lessons from the community-led response to COVID-19 in Wales Survey has gone live today, and will be open for 6-8 weeks (until w/c 7th July). Read More
Welsh Government News
Health and Social Services Minister Eluned Morgan has set-out plans for a £100m investment to kick-start the health and care system’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
Funding
The Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Integrated Health and Social Care Partnership has allocated £100,000.00 funding from the Welsh Government’s Integrated Care Fund (ICF), to support new or additional or revised third sector community services in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Deadline for applications is 12noon 28th May 2021 Read More
GVS, with thanks to funding from Welsh Government, is administering a small grants scheme to help non profit groups and organisations in the Vale of Glamorgan who are actively working in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More
This revenue-only Fund aims to support proposals which respond to the Covid-19 crisis and improve health, wellbeing and independence. The overall aim is for older people to remain living in, and engaging with, their communities for as long as they wish. The Fund is open for applications from Tuesday 4th May 2021, with a deadline for submission of 12 noon on Friday, 11th June 2021. Read More
Vacancies
£19,108 to £19,693, 35 hours per week
Tongwynlais, Cardiff (with some home working) Closing Date: midnight on Monday 31 May 2021 Read More
Independent Professional Advocate – 21 hours *  £12,270 (funded until March 2022) Application Closing date: 11am Wednesday 2nd June 2021 Read More
Discharge Support Officer – 21 hours £12,270 *  (funded until March 2022)  Application Closing date: 11am Wednesday 2nd June 2021 Read More
Training & events
People and Homes Conference 2021 comes at a critical moment for Wales. From the trauma of the past year has emerged vital lessons for the future. As we head into the next Welsh Government term there are unique opportunities to get to the root of Wales’s housing emergency. Read More

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