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Social Care

Debates about social care always have lots of statistics. The Socialist Health Associationwanttobring the stats alive with some examples of how people are affected.

In the run-up to the Government's Autumn Statement onWednesday 23 November 2016the Labour front bench want to raise the issue of the crisis in funding in social care.

Can you help? They need human stories - real names and locations of people who are suffering because of the cuts in social care. Even if they don't publish them, they need to be able to substantiate them. The most powerful stories are people who are able to tell their own story, or perhaps the story of a person they care for. If you can find such people please send their contact details and some very basic facts to the Socialist Health Association, contact details below:

Martin Rathfelder
Socialist Health Association
22 Blair Road
M16 8NS

Future Years and Age UK Yorkshire and Humber Unite to Deliver a Roadshow Dedicated to Improving the Lives of Military Veterans in Yorkshire

We want to tap into the skills of military veterans in our region to improve the lives of their peers, offering comradeship and opportunities to get involved.

Future Years and Age UK Yorkshire and Humber held two events in September, one in Keighley and one in Sheffield.

With more than a million older people in the UK saying they go over a month without speaking to a friend, neighbour or family member,this new forum will tackle emotional and practical issues to enable good health and the well-being of miliatary veterans in Yorkshire, born before 1950.

Discussion will included: The best ways to improve your own health, Support for isolation/loneliness, Influence people in your local authority or health service, Find information on local charities and volunteering, Housing options

The Roadshowwas funded by the Aged Veterans Fund funded by the Chancellor using LIBOR funds.


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