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One Day Moving & Handling Course / Positive Risk Taking in Health & Social Care (Half Day Course)

There is still time to book on the following two training courses taking place at Disability North in March 2018.

One Day Moving & Handling Course

This One Day Moving & Handling of People Course is aimed at those working within the Health & Social Care Sectors as a general introduction or update on the safer principles of handling and use of handling equipment and the associated importance of risk assessment and duty of care.

To find out more please click on the following link: One Day Moving & Handling Course.

Positive Risk Taking in Health & Social Care (Half Day Course)

Risk, it’s a challenging word and subject to discuss and manage within Health and Social Care environments.  This half day course to explore the professional attitudes towards risk in relationship to patients and service users and how we as professionals look at risk as a positive development in promoting independence of those in receipt of care and those providing it.

To find out more please click on the following link: Positive Risk Taking in Health & Social Care.

Benefits Advice Workshop at Disability North – 22 February 2018

Are you struggling to get a one-to-one appointment for welfare benefits advice?

If so, you are welcome to attend one of our regular welfare benefits workshops with one of our dedicated welfare benefits specialists. These sessions cover the latest changes in the benefits system, including Employment and Support Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment and Universal Credit. They also include advice on challenging and appealing benefit decisions.

The workshops are free and may interest disabled people, their families, friends and carers.

Next Workshops:

2.00pm Thursday 22nd February 2018

These workshops take place at Disability North, Dene Centre.
Please call 0191 2840480 to book your place.

Spoil A Good Walk for a Good Cause – Disability North Golf Day 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Disability North Golf Day 2018 will take place at Hexham Golf Club on Friday 18th May 2018.

Hexham is a traditional, parkland golf course with stunning views over the meeting of the North and South Tyne. It has regularly been listed as one of the best in the country.

We are looking for teams of four to compete in an 18-hole golf game. All participants will enjoy a breakfast roll, BBQ, hospitality and refreshments at a half-way house, breath-taking views of the Tyne Valley and the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes.

To find out more about taking part please click here: Disability North Golf Day 2018.