CVSC E-bulletin

Posted on February 21, 2017

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CVSC February Ebulletin here

Financial Inclusion and Tackling Poverty Together E-module

Posted on December 22, 2016

E-learning is here!

You can easily access the E-Learning module through denbighshire.learningpool.com and click on “Third Party Registration” on the right hand side.

Then select “Financial Inclusion” for the directorate and CVSC for the organisation.

It is entirely flexible and you can complete it in sections, at your own pace.

Please find a poster, FAQ sheet as well as some informal practical pointers below for your guidance.
Please do take this opportunity to take advantage of this excellent learning to ensure you and your organisation are best placed to signpost or refer to appropriate agencies supporting communities.

Some practical tips from CVSC Volunteers

Financial Inclusion and Tackling Poverty Together

FAQs

Child Poverty Strategy: Progress Report 2016

Posted on December 14, 2016

On 13 December the Welsh Government published its Child Poverty Strategy: Progress Report 2016.   The strategy includes five key objectives for tackling child poverty and improving the outcomes of low income families in Wales.

The report can be viewed at:    http://gov.wales/topics/people-and-communities/people/children-and-young-people/child-poverty/?lang=en

Tackling poverty is a key national and local policy driver.  Organisations seeking funding may find the report useful to help evidence any future funding bids.

Campaign to raise awareness of Influenza (Flu) Virus

Posted on November 18, 2016

Conwy People ’s Partnership, is assisting Public Health Wales with their campaign to raise awareness of ‘seasonal flu’.

Influenza, more commonly known as the flu, is a respiratory illness, affecting the lungs and airways, and is the result of an infection caused by an influenza virus.

Flu vaccination by injection (the “flu jab”) is available free every year on the NHS to protect adults at risk (and some children) of flu and its complications. There is also a nasal spray vaccine for all two, three and four-year-olds and children in school in reception class, year one, two and three, as well as children aged from 2 to 18 with a long-term health condition.

Flu can be unpleasant, but if you’re otherwise healthy it usually clears up on its own within a week. However, flu can be more severe in certain people, such as:

  • anyone aged 65 and over
  • pregnant women
  • children and adults with an underlying health condition (particularly long-term heart or respiratory disease)
  • children and adults with weakened immune systems

Anyone in these groups is more likely to develop potentially serious complications of flu such as pneumonia (a serious lung infection), so it’s recommended that they have a flu vaccine every year to protect them.

Further information please visit:

http://www.healthchallengewales.org/beat-flu-campaign or contact your GP or Pharmacy beat-flu-logo

DEWIS

Posted on October 26, 2016

Are you involved in promoting or providing a service that improves health or wellbeing?

Would you like to promote that service on Dewis Cymru?

Dewis is an online directory of health and wellbeing related services that are available for people living in Wales. It will include all manner of services – from digital inclusion sessions, to substance abuse support and services helping to maintain independent living. Essentially, it will act as a comprehensive guide to what is available in a person’s location.

At present, work is ongoing to populate Dewis Cymru with the services that people will want to know about. If you would like to register your service, you can do so by visiting http://www.dewis.wales and registering.

We look forward to Third Sector Services appearing on the National Dewis Portal highlighting the range that is available.

CVSC Summer 2016 Magazine available now!

Posted on September 28, 2016

This Summer edition is packed with various photos and articles highlighting the voluntary efforts of people across our community.

Read it now using the download link below!

Projects funded by Gwynt y Môr

Posted on July 13, 2016

You can now view the list of all the projects funded so far by the Gwynt y Môr Community Fund!

Find the searchable list here:

http://cvsc.org.uk/en/projects-funded-by-gwynt-y-mor/

Virtual College E-Learning – Child Accident Prevention

Posted on July 5, 2016

North Wales Regional Safeguarding Board has made the following online courses available to the Voluntary and Community Sector.  Please follow the links below for details about the course and how to register to attend.

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Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect Core_0116 English Version

Virtual College is a comprehensive online training toolkit designed to support your learning and development.   In line with Child Safety Week, this e-learning course is now available for practitioners to raise awareness of risk and vulnerability of children in their care.

Click here for the Self-Registration Page

From here you will be able to create your own learner record by clicking on the register button below and filling in the online form. Once registered, you can select courses via your requested learning tab.

If you encounter any issues with this Virtual College site, including re-registering, please contact Virtual College:

Virtual College Learner Support Phone: 01943 885095

Email: learnersupport@virtual-college.co.uk

Gwynt y Môr Community Fund is not accepting new applications for the time being

Posted on July 4, 2016

Gwynt y Môr Community Fund is not accepting new applications for the time being.

There has been an overwhelming response to the fund in its first year of operation and the Gwynt y Môr team would like to thank all of the groups who have applied. We have supported some truly fantastic community projects in just 12 months, investing almost £1,000,000 into local communities.

Rest assured the fund will reopen in a few months’ time and it will be announced on our website when new applications are sought.

Please note: If you have an over £10k application in progress, you will still be able to submit your Part 2 form within 12 months of the confirmation letter.

If you have any questions, please contact CVSC on 01492 534091.

Bronze Small Workplace Health Award for CVSC!

Posted on June 23, 2016

 

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Congratulations to CVSC on achieving the Bronze Small Workplace Health Award; the national quality mark for health and wellbeing.

For further information about this initiative click here

 

 

 

 

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