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 Training Around Depression for Volunteers

We would like to invite you to take part in our Training Around Depression which is being delivered on Friday 31st March 2017 between 9.15am – 2.45pm here at the Home-Start Flintshire offices, as part of our ongoing training for volunteers. Please call the office to add you name to our list of attendees. Light refreshments provided, please bring your own lunch.

This is an chance for you as current volunteers with Home-Start to enhance your knowledge with an optional accreditation opportunity. 

 

 

 

 

 

  A Very Big Thank You to Inner Wheel

Sincere thanks from all at Home-Start Flintshire to Mrs Daryl Austin, President, and all at the Inner Wheel Club of Mold who, as a result of an afternoon tea held at Cilcain Community Café, raised a marvellous £455.50, which they have generously donated to Home-Start Flintshire.

Sharon and Rena supported the event along with one of our volunteers Sue Sharps, thank you Sue.  Mary Howley and Paul Wright also visited the café to support us, thank you to them as well.

It was a very successful and well supported event and there were lots of lovely cakes to enjoy. Thank you also to all who came along to buy cakes and support the event on the day.

Please see our pictures left

If you want to find more information on Inner Wheel please visit their website www.innerwheel.co.uk

Glyndwr University’s next 2 FREE community courses starting next month focusing on E-Literacy skills for the workplace!

  

SUPPORTING PEOPLE TO GET ONLINE – HALF DAY SESSION

 

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

FLVC First Aid for Adults

 

BCUHB – ONLINE SELF MANAGEMENT COURSES

Free Online Self-Management Courses are available.  The Online Course is an internet-based, interactive self-management course to help people learn to manage the day-to-day issues associated with living with any long-term condition(s). You can now complete this course in the comfort of your own home.

 The Online Course can be particularly useful for those who have difficulty getting out of the house, live in rural areas, work full time or in full time education or who would prefer to do the course online rather than face-to-face.

A user name and email address allows course participants to log on to the course remotely, 2-3 times per week, for a total of 2 hours each week.  The course lasts 6 weeks and participants can access the course at anytime and anywhere there is internet access.

 Course participants learn to:

  •  Manage pain and extreme tiredness

  • Cope with feelings of depression

  • Relaxation techniques and exercise

  • Healthy eating

  • Action planning and problem solving techniques

  • Communication skills with healthcare professionals, friends, family and colleagues.

For more information please call on 01286 674236 or e-mail eppcymru.bcuhb@wales.nhs.uk.

  

Benefits Awareness Month

 

4TC Source and Refurbish IT equipment to sell onto community groups   

  

Apologies but Parent Protect has been cancelled due to small numbers.  Will notify here of new date when we have it.

 

A Parents Guide to Promoting Positive

Pre-school children often behave in ways that adults find challenging. Frequently the best way dealing with difficult behaviour is often by focussing on positive behaviour instead.  You may be supporting a family who could do with some guidance or fresh ideas.

The NDNA produce a great information leaflet “A parent’s guide to promoting positive behaviour” which may help.

 

http://www.ndna.org.uk/Resources/NDNA/Parents/parents%20guide%20to%20promoting%20postive%20behaviour.pdf

 

 Parent Protect May 2015 Please click on the link below for more information on this awareness raising and information session and how to book a place.

Parent Protect

Cilcain Community Café

 Home-Start Flintshire will be raising funds and awareness at Cilcain Community Café as a guest of Inner Wheel, Mold.  Please click on the link for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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