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Subject tag: Support Services

New guide for people with dementia and their families and carers

The National Centre for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a 'quick guide' with advice for people with dementia, their families and their carers

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12 December 2018

Apthorp Care Centre strikes the right note during World Alzheimer's Month

Information about World Alzheimer’s Month activities at Apthorp Care Centre, New Southgate

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26 September 2018

New trustees sought by Nightingale Cancer Support

The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre currently looking for new trustees. We are particularly keen to recruit people with experience in Information Technology, PR, Marketing and Fundraising, but people with other relevant skills who are able to contribute at a strategic level are also welcome.

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24 September 2018

Pretty in Pink!

Bambos Charalambous, MP for Enfield Southgate, has been photographed wearing pink.

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09 September 2018

London's crying out for a new children's hospice

Donating just £10 will help Noah’s Ark build North London’s only children’s hospice building and support more than 1,200 babies, children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions. The Ark will complement our existing Hospice-at-Home services, providing 24-hour end-of-life, post-death and bereavement care, overnight stays and sensory, music and art rooms.

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09 September 2018

Volunteers needed for new PG shop

Citizens Advice Enfield is looking for people to staff its new charity shop in Palmers Green.

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11 July 2018

Art as Therapy exhibition opens today

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The Art is Therapy exhibition runs at the Dugdale Centre from 3rd to 15th July.

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03 July 2018

Enfield Council Safeguarding Adults Strategy 2018-2023 consultation

Enfield Council are currently consulting on their Safeguarding Adults Strategy (2018 – 2023). They are asking people who live and work in Enfield for their views on their next Safeguarding Adults Strategy, which will run until 2023. A Safeguarding Adults Strategy is a plan to keep adults safe from abuse and harm.

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20 June 2018

Your vote could help create a special garden at Noah's Ark Children's Hospice

Noah's Ark Children's Hospice is a finalist for a Jewson Building Better Communities Prize worth £45,000 towards the cost of the Horticultural and Sensory Garden at The Ark. Voting closes 20 June.

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12 June 2018

Nominate a local organisation in Enfield for an ‘Enfield Together Award’

Have you been supported by a local voluntary or community organisation in Enfield and want to say thank you? Nominate them for an Enfield Together Award!

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29 May 2018

Making good use of food that would go to waste

The Felix Project's Enfield depot rescues food that would otherwise be wasted and supplies it to charities who use it to support their clients. The Enfield depot is keen to recruit many more volunteers to collect and distribute food. It is also seeking to involve more supermarkets and food distributors and increase the amount of surplus food that it handles.

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21 May 2018

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity: Adele's story

Palmers Green resident Adele Barr is just one of many people who have benefited from the services provided by the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. As well as continuing to use its services in Edmonton, she raises money for the charity through a craft stall in the entrance to the North Middlesex Hospital. This is her story.

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07 May 2018

Compassionate Neighbours

Compassionate Neighbours - could you be one? Regular visits, companionship or just a listening ear can be vital to those with life-limiting illness.

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20 March 2018

Withdrawal of funding from the Deaf Project - an open letter to the Leader of Enfield Council

As a deaf journalist (Stephen) and a deaf counsellor (Pauline) living in Enfield, we write urgently to ask you as council leader to reconsider your imminent funding cut to a lifeline for some of the borough's most vulnerable people.

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15 March 2018

North London Hospice launches its Health and Wellbeing Centre

On 15th March North London Hospice will be launching its Health and Wellbeing Service and its day centre in Barrowell Green will become the Health and Wellbeing Centre. This isn't just a new name for its existing outpatient services - the Hospice is in the process of expanding the scale and range of services it offers to patients and carers, with a special focus on symptom management, rehabilitation, self-management, social, psychological and emotional wellbeing.

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28 February 2018

New Memory Club for people with dementia and their carers

Age UK Enfield has launched an exciting new project called the Memory Club. The group aims to offer meaningful activities and social interaction for people with Dementia and their carers. Age UK Memory Care Navigators will be available for carers to use to access support and advice.

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05 February 2018

Enfield cancer charity launches its new premises

There was cause for celebration when the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre officially launched its new premises in Baker Street, Enfield.

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29 January 2018

Transform a life in 2018

Working with young offenders is a challenging and moving experience. As part of the Enfield Heroes campaign, Enfield Council is looking for volunteers to help in their rehabilitation. We are looking for more people to get involved, particularly working with youth offenders.

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22 January 2018

Enfield's energy and money saving service for eligible residents

LEAP (Local Energy Advice Partnership) is Enfield Council's FREE service aimed at fighting fuel poverty and providing affordable warmth.

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11 January 2018

Combatting loneliness one conversation at a time

Earlier today the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness, chaired by Jo’s friends Seema Kennedy MP and Rachel Reeves MP, launched a report on its findings in Batley alongside Jo’s family. The report marks the culmination of the year-long commission that Jo started before she was killed

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15 December 2017