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‘Just A Minute’ JAM Card

JAM Card allows people with a learning difficulty, autism or communication barrier tell others they need ‘Just A Minute’ discreetly and easily. Those with a communication barrier are often reluctant or unable to tell others about their condition. JAM Card allows this to happen in a simple, effective non-verbal manner. https://jamcard.org/#:~:text=JAM%20Card%20allows%20people%20with%20a%20learning%20difficulty%2C,or%20unable%20to%20tell%20others%20about%20their%20condition.    

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VOLT – Volunteering in Youth Groups – 24 September 2020

Volunteering in Youth Groups in light of Covid-19 – how are things going? 24th September 2020 2pm-3pm VOLT Youth Groups 24 sept

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Public Health Agency (PHA) Update September 2020

https://mailchi.mp/fd5b679eb2b7/pha-update-june-4823770?e=4c561738b8   Dealing with the challenges facing Test, Trace and Protect The Trace, Trace and Protect programme has come under significant pressure over the past week, with an increase in cases, the return of schools, and issues with the UK-wide Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) online test booking system having an impact on […]

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BE ACTIVE

WATCH To promote good physical and mental and emotional wellbeing, we should aim to BE ACTIVE every day. Regular physical activity can help to improve mood and self-esteem and reduce stress. Find an activity you enjoy that suits your level of mobility and fitness and make this part of your routine. For more information on […]

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Online Nutrition Webinars

  Public health dietitians across Northern Ireland are hosting a series of nutrition webinars on a range of topics, which are open to any adult and free to attend. Please see the flyer attached and further information below for September topics and dates. Further topics and dates will be released for October soon! Please feel […]

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Covid19 – Mental health, recognising and supporting need

Covid19: WHO European Healthy Cities Network insights and experiences Date: Wednesday 23 September 2020 Time: 11.30am – 1.00pm Venue: Online via zoom Context and Aim: Living through the Covid19 pandemic, many people of all ages may have experienced new or elevated levels of stress or anxiety. Plans to identify and support people’s needs include, Department […]

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Palliative Care Week

During #PalliativeCareWeek PHA are working with the @AIIHPC to encourage everyone to talk openly with their loved ones about their end of life wishes. Six in ten people think #Covid19 has increased the importance of discussing palliative care. More info @ pha.site/PCW2020

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Good Relations Week

Happy 30th anniversary of @NI_CRC Good Relations Week #GRW2020. Happy Anniversary! Delighted to be collaborating with @CausewayCouncil on this virtual exhibition Conflict, Peace: Our Journey, Our Future https://cain.ulster.ac.uk/conflicttextiles/search-quilts2/fullevent1/?id=224

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What is Deafblindness?

What is Deafblindness? Deafblindness is the loss of sight and hearing to the point where your communication, mobility and ability to access information are affected. It is estimated that 400,000 people in the UK are deafblind, and it is particularly likely to affect us as we get older.   How can we help? Deafblind NI […]

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On-line training/events from the Northern Area Community Network

On-line training/events for Sept – Dec 2020 from the Northern Area Community Network. To register please either click on the link registration@nacn.org or go to the website: www.nacn.org/wp/register/ or for more information contact: 028 2177 2100

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