Category Archives: Adults

A week-long programme of events will highlight that safeguarding vulnerable children and adults is everyone’s business. Calderdale Safeguarding Partnership is joining partnerships across West Yorkshire to host activities and events as part of Safeguarding Week (Monday 24- Friday 28 June), an annual campaign to raise awareness of the support available to protect vulnerable children and… read more … about Events programme highlights that safeguarding is everyone’s business>>

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People across Calderdale will soon be more involved in designing adult care and wellbeing services, based on their experiences and ideas. Calderdale Council wants people who use adult social care services, and those who may use them in the future, to contribute to positive change in the way services are provided. To do this, the… read more … about Working together to give the best care>>

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Calderdale residents are asked to take part in a survey to help shape future plans and support healthy ageing. Calderdale Council is looking to support the aims of the Calderdale Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2022-2027, to make Calderdale a place where everyone can realise their potential and live a larger life. Part of this is… read more … about Have your say and support healthy ageing in Calderdale>>

Debs Harkins, Director Public Health

A performance by playwright Brian Daniels (Pluto Play Productions), relating to the experience of care homes during the pandemic, is coming to Halifax. Having premiered at the Houses of Parliament in the autumn thanks to support from Fabian Hamilton MP and Leeds Care Association who commissioned the play, ‘Unforgettable: Telling the Care Home Story’ now… read more … about ‘Unforgettable’ care home play showcases in Halifax>>

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Calderdale residents can help shape a new policy about how the Council charges for the care and support it provides to adults. The Council is asking for local people’s feedback on its Charges Policy for Care and Support Services. This explains how the Council works out what people pay towards the cost of their Council-funded… read more … about Have your say on adult social care charges policy>>

Cllr Josh Fenton Glynn outside Halifax Town Hall

Calderdale Council has taken action to respond to a formal complaint relating to its adult social care and homelessness services, and to have a positive impact on vulnerable people and their families in future. The complainant approached the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman because the Council did not arrange the necessary support to help… read more … about Council takes action to improve social care and housing support>>

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Calderdale community groups are encouraged to join in with a month of events to celebrate the valuable contributions of older people. As part of Calderdale’s commitment to remain an Age Friendly borough, the Council is inviting voluntary and community organisations that support people aged 50+ to mark the International Day of Older Persons 2023. This… read more … about Gearing up for International Day of Older Persons>>

Annapurna Indian Dance

A week-long programme of events will highlight that safeguarding vulnerable children and adults is everyone’s business. Practitioners and managers across Calderdale and West Yorkshire will be able to get involved in Safeguarding Week (Monday 19 to Friday 23 June), an annual campaign to explore important safeguarding issues, start conversations and raise awareness of safeguarding best… read more … about Safeguarding Week events to help protect vulnerable children and adults>>

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Calderdale Council has been celebrating World Social Work Day (Tuesday 21 March) with a special event for social work colleagues across the organisation. World Social Work Day is a celebration that aims to highlight the achievements of social work, to raise the visibility of social services. To mark the occasion, Council social work staff from… read more … about Celebrating social work in Calderdale>>

Attendees at World Social Work Day event listen to keynote speech from Chikere Igbokwe