The latest update from Forum Central – the Third Sector network for Health and Care is available to download.
In it you will find an update on some of our work as well as key dates for your diary.
LOPF Intensive Volunteering Survey
Leeds Older People’s Forum would like to understand people’s appetite to undertaking intensive volunteering when they retire. Intensive volunteering is defined as between part and full time for between two to four months.
Such opportunities are commonplace for young people, and could be available to older people to use their time, skills and talents whilst having new experiences and meeting new people.
This survey should only take a minute to complete and will help shape new volunteering opportunities for older people in Leeds.
Back in 2013 Leeds Older People’s Forum produced a publication called Generations Together in Leeds which highlighted some of the excellent inter-generational work in the city.
We are now planning on producing an updated (online only) version featuring different organisations and projects in order to highlight the continuing inter-generational work which goes on in Leeds and we are looking for organisations which would be interested in being involved.
Health for All (Leeds) Vacancy
Health for All (Leeds) invite applications for the following post:
Time to Shine Supporting Wellbeing
Project Coordinator (Ref. 138)
Establish and deliver the Time to Shine – Supporting Wellbeing Project, which has a main focus of addressing social isolation. Primarily reaching out to housebound BME frail Elders in South Leeds.
Supporting them in their own homes to feel more connected with the community, helping them to live with dignity, and self- respect.
Develop a holistic service for elders by setting up the approach of ‘Team around the Elder’ – linking with other professionals, liaison with them to identify gaps in service provision.
LOPF Annual Report 2016
Our 2016 Annual Report is available to download…all our own work and designed in-house!
Click on the image above to download the LOPF 2016 Annual Report
Time to Shine Learning Disability Community Development Project
We want to know what the barriers are for them in developing meaningful social relationships and how they would like to tackle their isolation and loneliness.
Time to Shine is commissioning the project over summer 2016.