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Talk Health Kirklees consultation

Have your say about proposed changes to healthcare services in Kirklees.

Adult Social Care consultation about charging

Link to a consultation being carried out by the Local Authority about proposals to make changes to charging policy for some services they provide.

Mental Health First Aid Course

Information about a free course, to be held over four weekly sessions in Batley, aimed at increasing skills in recognising the early signs of mental illness. Organised by South and West Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

Carers Rights Day 2016

Information about Carers Rights Day 2016 on Friday 25th November 2016 11.00am to 3.00 pm at Carers Count, Huddersfield.

NHS Penalty Charge Notices - call for examples from Healthwatch

Healthwatch Kirklees has been alerted to an isue about people being sent penalty charges when they had made mistakes about their eligibility for free dental check-ups. They want to hear from anybody who has had this experience. See attached request from Shabana Ali (Tel. 01924 450379)

Carers issues taken to the Partnership Board on 26th September 2016

The issues raised at the Learning Disability Partnership Board on 26th September 2016 are attached.

Carers issues taken to the LD Partnership Board on 4th July 2016

Attached are the carers issues taken to the Learning Disability Partnership Board at its meeting on 4th July 2016

Community Living magazine social care law seminar 29th June 2016

In these cost-pressured times social workers, service providers, advocates, family carers and services users need to understand their legal rights.
Our national adult social care law seminar in Manchester on June 29th gives you expert detailed analysis and information on the Care Act law in practice



Carers' issues taken to the LD Partnership Board on 9th May 2016

Attached are the issues taken by carers to the latest Learning Disability Partnership Board meeting on 9th May 2106

Problem-solving toolkit

Prof Luke Clements has produced an excellent new publication to support disabled people and their carers when they are in dispute with statutory agencies. It is highly practical and a very easy read. See more under Documents on this website.


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