Breaking barriers to disabled women taking part – Friday 8 February
1:30pm – 4pm at Manchester Chamber of Commerce, M3 3WD
This FREE accessible event will highlight the barriers stopping women taking part. Join us to help develop solutions, and make pledges. To find out more and book a place, please click here.
High 5 4 healthy minds conference, free winter wellbeing conference – Friday 8 February
9:30am – 4:30pm at Luther King House, M14 5JP
The High 5 4 Healthy Minds conference, creates inspiration, empowerment, strategies, understanding and skills in wellbeing and mental health. This free one day event features key note speakers and workshops. For more information and to book a place, please click here.
GM dementia carers welcome event – Thursday 14 February
12pm – 3pm at Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre, M1 3AE
Are you a current or former carer for someone living with dementia in Greater Manchester? Do you want to share your caring experience and expertise to inform and influence Dementia United’s work? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this event is for you! For more information and to book a place, please click here.
Dementia cafes at Royal Exchange – Monday 18 February
11am – 1pm at Royal Exchange, M2 7DH
Admiral Nurses, Manchester Carers Forum, Alzheimer’s Society and GMMH are all working together to put on a monthly dementia cafe at the Royal Exchange Theatre. It’s a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere and you can take part in a creative activity. Download the flyer here: DEMENTIA CAFÉ Flyer
GM Coalition of Disabled People: Get life savvy workshops – Tuesday 19 February & Thursday 21 February
1pm – 3pm & 6pm – 8pm at Windrush Millenium Centre, M16 7WD
In this workshop, we will talk about the employment rights of disabled people and support and adjustments you can get as a disabled employee, trainee, or applicant. For more information and to book a place, please click here.
Imagine if… Chorlton & Whalley Range are great places to be for people living with dementia – Tuesday 26 February & Thursday 28 February
7pm – 9pm at Chorlton Central Church, M21 8BF & 2pm – 4pm at JNR8 Community Centre, M16 0BG
Chorlton and Whalley Range dementia action group are holding two community consultations for anyone to attend (professionals, people affected by dementia – and anyone else who is community-minded) about how we can make our neighbourhoods more dementia friendly. Anyone is very welcome to attend. For more information, please download the flyer here: Imagine If ChWR Dementia Plan February 2019
Healthy Me, Healthy Communities: Events with Community Grocers and Over 50’s social ventures project – various dates
There are lots of exciting events coming up in the next month with Community Grocers to which anyone is welcome to attend. Healthy Me, Healthy Communities are also starting a new project with people over 50 who are interested in developing a new social venture. Find out more about all of these events by downloading the information sheet here: Community grocers and over 50s project
Stroke cafes in February – various dates
Find out the dates for all stroke cafes and groups in north, south and central Manchester for this month. Download the information here: Helen’s booklet 2019
Free sessions for losing weight with ABL Health
ABL Health are running free courses and activities for individuals and families to help with losing weight and to get fitter and healthier. Please see the flyers below for more information:
Partnership board day – Wednesday 6 March
Manchester People First, M8 8RF
A special meeting for people living in Manchester who have a learning disability and for their parents and carers. This meeting is to hear from people about what is important for them, it will be run by Pauline Doyle from the North West Training Development Team. What people say will influence the work of the Learning Disability Partnership Board so it’s important that people do have the chance to come along and have their say. For further information, download the flyer here: Partnership Board Day Leaflet 6 March