The Redbridge News

A community resource to promote better mental health

Published by Redbridge Concern for Mental Health

Alzheimer Cafe - Tuesday March 9th 2010

For everyone interested or affected by Alzheimer's or other forms of Dementia - the Alzheimer Cafe, Redbridge has invited Tina Sinclair from Age Concern (Redbridge) to talk about Falls Awareness and the top tips on preventing trips and slips.

The event is on Tuesday March 9th 2010 from 11am to 1pm at IRDSA Hall, Craven Gardens, Barkingside, IG6 1PS (Next to car park)

For further information please contact: Eileen Tan, Admiral Nurse on 0844 600 1212 or Coral Kathro, Alzheimer's Society on 0844 600 1197.

NHS Direct Launches online Mental Health Advice

NHS Direct has launched an online mental health symptom checker to find out how you can deal with common mental health conditions.

They can provide confidential advice and information. They will ask a series of questions, which the enquirer should answer carefully so they can give you the best advice.

Tower Hamlets Law Centre

If you live or work in Tower Hamlets, Newham, Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham or Havering, Tower Hamlets Law Centre helps and advises those with employment problems or those discriminated against or harassed on any of the following grounds: race, sex, disability, religion, age or sexual orientation.

For example, have you been harassed at work on any of the above grounds? Have you been discriminated against at work by being: dismissed; refused a job promotion or training.

We can also provide advice on any aspect of employment law, including: unfair dismissal; redundancy; wage disputes (eg. holiday pay, minimum wage, deduction of earnings); maternity and paternity pay and leave.

Call Tower Hamlets Law Centre on 020 7247 8998 for details or to arrange an appointment.

Personal Trainer Opportunity

AIR Football and FITNESS First have teamed up to take on 6 personal trainers in 3 FITNESS First clubs in Romford, Basildon and Ilford.

Successful applicants will be given a 3 month FREE membership to all Fitness First clubs, a Personal Trainer as well as individually tailored healthy lifestyle and fitness programmes.

This is an opportunity for people who are interested in a career in the leisure industry as this will be an opportunity to explore the potential of working for FITNESS First.

For more information please visit the Air Football website or alternatively email: airfootball@hotmail.co.uk

Health for North East London Consultation

Consultation is currently open on proposals for the future of hospital healthcare in north east London, and will continue until 22nd March 2010.

This consultation follows extensive engagement with clinicians and NHS staff, patients and the public, across the whole area, during recent months.

To find out how you can have your say and get hold of a copy of the consultation documents click here.

Saturday Drop in - 13 March - For people living with dementia and their families

The next Saturday Drop in is on Saturday 13th March the Living Well Resource Centre, 372 Chadwell Heath Lane, Romford, RM6 4YG from 10.30am to 1.30pm.

There will be plenty of information about dementia services as well as refreshments and complementary therapy tasters.

For further information please email Alison Gordon or contact her on: 0208 708 9151

Redbridge Music Lounge - Wednesday 10th March & 24th March 2010

The Redbridge Music Lounge aims to establish an opportunity to network with local musicans, of all genres and ages, to promote, develop and perform the diverse musical culture found within our local community.

The venue is for talented musicians who are retired, in part-time work, unemployed or semi-professional, even if committed to bands/groups already, but have time and expertise to offer and share mainly, for daytime projects.

Rehearsal equipment and performing facilities are avilable too.

Venue: Ilford Sports Club Pavilion Cricklefield Stadium 486 High Road Ilford IG1 1UE .(Club entrance road opposite the Cauliflower Pub next to the Ilford Swimming Pool. Large car park. Pavilion is at the end of the road next to sports track)

Time:11am-2pm

Contact: Chris Wyatt, Telephone No:07929 071155

Job Opportunity - Hearing Voices Development Worker (Prisons and Secure Units)

Mind in Camden is currently seeking a motivated and creative individual for the post of development worker on their new and exciting 3 year project to set up peer support/self help groups for prisoners who hear voices, see visions or have other unusual sensory experiences.

This unique opportunity will involve developing and co-facilitating "Hearing Voices Groups" within London prisons, developing and delivering training to staff and prisoners who hear voices, supporting and developing new facilitators and embedding the groups within the prisons themselves to ensure sustainability.

Please phone 020 7911 0822 (24hrs) for an application pack or email admin@mindincamden.org.uk or visit Camden Mind,


Web Site Editor

Jon Abrams
Redbridge Concern for Mental Health
98-100 Ilford Lane
Ilford, Essex, IG1 2LD
Web Site: www.rcmh.org.uk
Email:jon@redbridgeconcern.org
Telephone: 020 8925 2435

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Disclaimer

Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Redbridge Concern for Mental Health unless otherwise specifically stated.

Web Site Editor

Jon Abrams
Redbridge Concern for Mental Health
98-100 Ilford Lane
Ilford, Essex, IG1 2LD
Web Site: www.rcmh.org.uk
Email:jon@redbridgeconcern.org
Telephone: 020 8925 2435

Company Limited by Guarantee No. 3115971
Registered Charity No. 1065770

Disclaimer

Redbridge Concern for Mental Health does not accept legal responsibility for the contents of this message. Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Redbridge Concern for Mental Health unless otherwise specifically stated.