Workshop

A Celebration of Wellbeing and Mental Health Wednesday May 11th

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Halifax Minster in partnership with Calderdale Interfaith and Healthy Minds are hosting a Celebration of Wellbeing and Mental Health on Wednesday the 11th May as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.

The session is FREE to attend. There will be talks from Jim Mc Manus, director of Public Health Hertfordshire and Calderdale’s Healthy Minds, Jonny Richardson.

A vegetarian Lunch will be provided to all attendees.

Calderdale College will present a drama and there will be workshops in the afternoon.

Please register for your free place through Eventbrite here:

Celebration of Wellbeing and Mental Health at Halifax Minster

All most Welcome.

 

 

Optimal HR: Grant Funded HR Essentials Workshop – 23rd & 24th March

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Optimal HR: Grant Funded HR Essentials Workshop – 23rd & 24th March – Elsie Whiteley Centre in Halifax – Book Now! 

Optimal HR have been working in partnership with VSI Alliance and Voluntary Action Calderdale to provide grand funded HR support to charitable organisations within the Calderdale area who employ people.We are running a two day HR Essentials two-day workshop aimed at staff who have line management responsibility for other staff as part of their role. This grant-funded workshop supports each organisation to provide managers with essential, practical HR knowledge, skills and understanding required to pro-actively and consistently manage people issues including those relating to an employee’s conduct, capability and grievance.

There are a limited number of places available on this workshop. If you would like to request a maximum of two attendees from your organisation.Please email Admin@optimal-hr.co.uk to request a place. All places will be confirmed within 2 weeks.

Urgent Community Response VCSE Workshop February 10th

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We would like to remind you of this workshop aimed at healthcare services with regards to hospital care and admissions, in association with Voluntary and Community Social Enterprise organisations.

Thursday 10th February 2022 from 10am – 12pm

To secure your place, please email Sarah Garforth to confirm you would like to attend: s.garforth@nhs.net

NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (‘CCG’), Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (‘CHFT’), Local Care Direct (‘LCD’) and Calderdale Council are working together to implement a new service across Calderdale, known as the ‘Urgent Community Response’ (‘UCR’) service that was launched on 6 December 21. The aim of the UCR is to reduce hospital bed occupancy, by reducing avoidable admissions and supporting early discharge. The UCR team will give those who need it, fast access to a range of qualified professionals who can address both their health and social care needs. People will be able to access a response from a team of skilled professionals within two hours, to provide the care they need to remain independent and avoid an admission to hospital. They could then be supported up to 2 days where needed. UCR is the biggest development in community services within the last decade. Initially the service will be 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, with the aim of being 24/7 next year.
Microsoft Teams Meeting Link For This Event

We are looking to link with the VCSE for their knowledge and expertise to see if there are any opportunities for organisations/communities to help enhance the UCR model and support the individuals who are in receipt of the UCR service. There also may be potential funding to support this.

 

Tree of Life 2 day Creative Writing Workshop

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Healthy Minds Calderdale would like to invite you to their Creative Writing Workshop, titled Tree of Life.

In this creative writing workshop you will be exploring your own personal stories and your unique journeys, using the metaphor of a tree’s growth as a guide.

The workshop will run on two days over two weeks at the Orange Box in Halifax (details below).

Dates: Tuesday 11th January: 12:30 – 2:30pm
Tuesday 18th January: 1.15pm – 3.15pm

Refreshments will be provided.

 

To book please contact Hayley:
t: 07845014927
e: Hayley@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

 

Venue: The Orange Box, 1 Blackledge, Halifax, HX1 1AF

Urgent Community Response VCSE Workshop

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Thursday 10th February 2022 from 10am – 12pm

NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (‘CCG’), Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (‘CHFT’), Local Care Direct (‘LCD’) and Calderdale Council are working together to implement a new service across Calderdale, known as the ‘Urgent Community Response’ (‘UCR’) service, and is being launched from 6 December 21.

The aim of the UCR is to reduce hospital bed occupancy, by reducing avoidable admissions and supporting early discharge.  The UCR team will give those who need it, fast access to a range of qualified professionals who can address both their health and social care needs. People will be able to access a response from a team of skilled professionals within two hours, to provide the care they need to remain independent and avoid an admission to hospital. They could then be supported up to 2 days where needed.

UCR is the biggest development in community services within the last decade. Initially the service will be 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, with the aim of being 24/7 next year.

We are looking to link with the VCSE for their knowledge and expertise to see if there are any opportunities for organisations/communities to help enhance the UCR model and support the individuals who are in receipt of the UCR service. There also may be potential funding to support this.

 

Healthy Minds Recovery and Support Oct – Dec 2021 publicity

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Please find a variety of free groups and activities across Calderdale to help you feel well. Whether you need emotional support, information, resources or relaxing activities, we can help you find the right fit for your needs. Get in touch with your local Recovery & Support Worker to enquire about any of our groups or activities:

Halifax area: nicola@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

Upper Calder Valley: deborah@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

Download the publicity here to find out about:

Support Groups/Drop-ins
Regular Activity Groups
Workshops & Learning

Women of Calderdale celebrate International Women’s Day #EachforEqual

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Women of Calderdale are invited to join us for a celebration of International Women’s Day 2020 on Thursday March 5th, from 11am to 2pm at Queen’s Road Neighbourhood Centre.

There will be hot buffet lunch, refreshments, free raffle as well as local services and lots of free information.

Plus an interactive workshop run by All 1 Collective & Lab and a Free Yoga taster session.

Please dress accordingly and express yourselves!

To find out more contact Halifax Central Initiative on 01422 365945 or email hc1@calderdale.gov.uk

Venue: Queen’s Road Neighbourhood Centre, Queen’s Road, Halifax HX1 4NE

Creative writing workshop at Brighouse Library

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This creative writing workshop with local writer, teacher and library staff member, Emma Decent uses the resources of the library for inspiration, so go along and go on a creative journey with the help of maps, stories in the fiction section and more.

Friday 17 February – 10.30am to 12.30pm
At Brighouse Library, Halifax Road, Brighouse, HD6 2AF

Admission is FREE but tickets must be obtained online here

For information please call Brighouse Library on 01422 288060

Big Lottery Workshop at VAC

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vac-logoVAC have organised an event with the Big Lottery staff to talk to groups about People in the Lead… Find out more…

Wednesday 26 January 2017 – 1pm to 3pm
At VAC, Hall Street Halifax, HX1 5AY

Click here to view the agenda

There will be an opportunity to talk to Big Lottery staff and VAC staff will be available at the end of the session so do please bring your idea/project with you to discuss.

Please note: The session is only open for groups that have never applied for funding from the lottery or have applied but been unsuccessful.

Call 01422 348777 ext 210 or email training@cvac.org.uk to book a place

What to expect when your new baby arrives – 2017 Antenatal workshop

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Being pregnant (especially for the first time) can be extremely exciting and a very happy time as you prepare for your new arrival. However, it can also feel daunting at times and a little overwhelming as you realise the idea of bringing your child home for the first time.

Surestart and the Lower Valley Health Visitors team want to help you feel confident and reassured about those first few days and weeks after your baby has arrived.

So if you are 30 weeks+ then come along to our antenatal workshop and meet your new health visitor on the following dates!

  • Thursday 19 January 2017 – 6pm to 7.30pm at Elland Children’s Centre
  • Thursday 23 February 2017 – 6pm to 7.30pm at Field Lane Children’s Centre
  • Tuesday 7 March 2017 – 6pm to 7.30pm at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre

To book a place on any of the sessions call Sure Start on 01484 714768