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Supporting older LGBT people

September 23rd, 2013 | Posted by Gordon Deuchars in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Opening Doors London, http://www.openingdoorslondon.org.uk/  has produced an Equalities Checklist showing how social care providers can support older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in care settings. This is against the background that older LGBT people often do not “come out” and their needs are often not recognised by social care providers. To discuss the issues further please contact Stacey Halls – 0207 121 3331, stacey.halls@ageukcamden.org.uk

The Department for Work and Pensions latest monthly bulletin, the Later Life Newsletter, is now out. The newsletter includes the latest news on policy changes, good practice and initiatives and their impact on older people.

You can view the newsletter, and sign up to receive it monthly, here.

A Leaflet is not Marketing

August 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Gordon Deuchars in Marketing - (0 Comments)

Barker and Woodward Consulting have a new blog post about marketing and marketing strategies for charities. You can find the blog post here.

Age UK London have made all their briefings available online.

As part of the Fit 4 Purpose project, Age UK London produce a quarterly Councillor’s Bulletin, Health and Social Care Bulletin, Equalities Bulletin and a Professional Briefing.

All downloadable issues can be seen here

The Department for Work and Pensions latest monthly bulletin, the Later Life Newsletter, is now out. The newsletter includes the latest news on policy changes, good practice and initiatives and their impact on older people.

You can view the newsletter, and sign up to receive it monthly, here.

Publications

June 26th, 2013 | Posted by admin in - (1 Comments)

Many older people’s organisations produce magazines, newsletters and publications that cover a wide variety of topics relating to older people.

Below is a list of some useful, helpful and informative publications that can be read online.

If you would like your organisations publication to appear in this list, get in touch with the website administrator here.

Age UK London

Get London Age here.

Age UK London produce a range of briefings, including a Councillors’ Bulletin, a Health and Social Care Bulletin, an Equalities Bulletin, a Professional Briefing, a Housing Bulletin and a Skills and Contributions Bulletin. See all the briefings here.

English Forums on Ageing

Get Agenda, the newsletter for the English Forums on Ageing here.

Department of Work and Pensions

Get the DWP Later Life Newsletters here.

 

Organisation Links

June 26th, 2013 | Posted by admin in - (0 Comments)

There are many organisations that work with and for older people throughout the UK and London, and some provide resources and information that you can make use of.

Below is a list of websites for older people’s organisations that you may find useful.

If your organisation would like to be considered for inclusion on this list, please contact the website administrator here.

Age UK London

To visit the Age UK London website, click here.

Local Borough Age UK

To find and visit your local borough Age UK, click here.

Age Action Alliance

To visit the Age Action Alliance website, click here.

Centre for Policy on Ageing

To visit the Centre for Policy on Ageing website, click here.

Opening Doors London

To visit the Opening Doors London website, click here.

 

The Department for Work and Pensions produces a monthly bulletin called the Later Life Newsletter. The newsletter includes the latest news on policy changes, good practice and initiatives and their impact on older people.

You can view the newsletter, and sign up to receive it monthly, here.

Age UK Resources

June 26th, 2013 | Posted by admin in - (0 Comments)

Age UK, our national brand partner, produce a wide range of resources for individual older people, but they also have a home for their resources for professionals older people’s organisations.

Age UK’s professional resources include news and updates, blog posts and recent publications, as well as free resources, toolkits and information on past and future conferences.

Visit the Age UK Professional Resource home here.

Opinion Exchange

June 26th, 2013 | Posted by admin in - (0 Comments)

Logo for Opinion Exchange

The Age UK London Opinion Exchange is another new website from Age UK London. It is also part of the organisation’s ‘Fit 4 Purpose’ project, which is funded by London Councils.

The Opinion Exchange features opinion pieces and discussion forums to trigger debate and ensure older people’s organisations are able to respond to the changing needs of their users.

We welcome comments from anyone interested in these issues but are particularly trying to engage with older people’s organisations in London.

If you would like to visit the Opinion Exchange, click here.