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New carers booklet now available

To coincide with Carers Week 2023, a new pack promoting carers health and wellbeing with a focus on the importance of mental health has been launched.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust led this multi agency project to provide a range of information for carers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to help them feel supported and empowered.

You can download the booklet here.

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Leicestershire’s Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2022-32

Would you like to find out more about Leicestershire’s 10 year Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy? Leicestershire County Council has created a new video to help explain the strategy and what it means.

You can also read or download the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2022-32, the Easy Read version and ‘plan on a page’ summary document from this website.

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What is Adult Safeguarding? Information Session

“What is Adult Safeguarding?” is an online information session to support those who work in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and is taking place on Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 10:30 am – 11:30 am.

Book your place online now.

The Safeguarding Adults Boards are offering this information session for people who want to know more about Adult Safeguarding.

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Refreshed Joint Carers Strategy highlights commitment to supporting carers

Support for carers across the city, county and Rutland is outlined in the Joint Carers Strategy Refresh 2022-2025 – Recognising, Valuing and Supporting Carers in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland which has been approved by Leicester City Council, Leicestershire County Council and Rutland County Council.

This is a joint Strategy which has been developed by Leicestershire County Council, Leicester City Council, Rutland Council and the Integrated Care Board (ICB) across the LLR area. It commits all three councils to a shared vision and priorities for recognising, valuing, and supporting carers across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland.

The aim is to help carers to continue in their caring role and maintain their own health and wellbeing. Priorities include identifying and recognising carers quickly so that they can get access to the right support.

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Mental Health Wellbeing and Recovery Support Service.

Leicestershire County Council, Leicester City Council, Rutland County Council and NHS Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) have joined forces to relaunch the newly commissioned Mental Health Wellbeing and Recovery Support Service.

The service will see £1 million per year invested across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland over the next five years to provide advice, guidance and support for people’s emotional and mental health.

Four providers will cover different parts of the city and county:

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LLR Dementia Programme Board event taking place on 23 November 2022

The Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) Dementia Programme Board has organised an event for people effected by dementia who are diagnosed under the age of 65, to be held at Leicester City Football Club’s Community Hub on Wednesday 23 November, 2022 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm.

The aim  of the event is to consult directly with people about living with dementia and the support they need and provide information and advice.  Age UK and other local organisations are supporting the event.

For more information please contact Sharon.Aiken@leics.gov.uk or telephone 0116 305 6239; Joanna.Matthews@ageukleics.org.uk or telephone 0116 223 7363 or Diana.Dorozkinaite@leicester.gov.uk or telephone 0116 454 4773.

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LLR Framework for Integrated Personalised Care (FIPC) formally launched

The FIPC has been jointly developed by the council and partner organisations across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland including the:

  • LLR ICB
  • Leicestershire Partnership Trust
  • Leicestershire County Council
  • Leicester City Council
  • Rutland County Council

For more information and to download the management and practice guidance visit https://resources.leicestershire.gov.uk/fipc .

 

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Leicestershire County Council has launched their new public health strategy, and vision.

This strategy aims to protect and improve the health and quality of life of everyone in Leicestershire.

Public health looks after many services including sexual health, substance misuse services and weight management and public health services help people be as healthy as they can be.

The county council aims to achieve their strategy by working on the 5 P’s. People, Promote, Partnership, Protect and Provide.

To read their new public health strategy visit: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/health-and-wellbeing/public-health-strategy

 

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

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Joint Carers Strategy 2022-2025 consultation

Leicestershire County Council’s Joint Carers Strategy consultation was launched on 6 June and is open until midnight on 31 July 2022. To take part in the consultation visit www.leicestershire.gov.uk/carers-strategy where you will find the draft strategy and online questionnaire.

The draft Joint Carers Strategy 2022-2025 sets out a shared vision and priorities for recognising, valuing and supporting carers by Leicester City Council, Leicestershire County Council, Rutland County Council and the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

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