Age UK Network News Roundup

A roundup of news from across the Age UK Network.

Here is a quick roundup of news from across the Age UK Network, including Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire’s training courses for staff, carers, clients and families as well as a job opportunity at Age UK Somerset.

Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire Training Solutions

Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire’s Training Solutions team have been successfully delivering a range of health and social care training and management training for over 10 years. The training is delivered by experienced and qualified health professionals, along with experienced trainers with specialisms in areas, such as First Aid and Manual Handling. Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire an Open College Network accredited centre and a member of the approved trainer provider list for Worcestershire County Council. 

Courses are successfully being delivered via Zoom and face to face courses will hopefully resume in mid-April (following government guidelines). They have already been delivering zoom training sessions to participants as far as Scotland so we wanted to let you all know about our fantastic courses that staff, carers, clients and families can attend. Below are just some of the courses we are currently delivering:

  • Moving and handling
  • Dementia awareness
  • Adult safeguarding
  • End of life and bereavement

If you would like to book or learn more about our courses you can view information on our website.

Or contact our training solutions team on 0800 008 6077 or training@ageukhw.org.uk.

Job opportunity at Age UK Somerset

Age UK Somerset are looking for a new Ageing Well Manager to join their team. Are you an experienced Manager with an enthusiasm and passion for exercise and wellbeing?  Do you have an appreciation of how it can improve quality of life for older people? If so, you might be the person Age UK Somerset are looking for to run and develop all aspects of their ‘Ageing Well’ service!

Find out all the details on the Age UK Somerset website.

Closing date: 22nd April

Get in touch

If you have a story from your organisation that you would like us to share with the Network, please let us know at signpost@ageuk.org.uk.

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