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My Time, My Community - Volunteering and citizenship - 18th November 2015

This event took place as part of the In Control and ADASS Northwest programme for personalisation and community resilience, it brought together senior managers of provider and support services, health and social care commissioners, public health staff, social care mangers and practitioners, disabled people's organisation staff, housing and neighbourhood staff and people working in community development or community based projects

The event featured the following session and speakers

  • The policy context for volunteering, volunteering in health and social care and the contribution of disabled people as volunteers - Andrew Tyson, Volunteering Matters
  • Mobilising volunteers - Rachael Loftus - Chief Service Officer, Kirklees MBC
  • Power to change and community business - Kate Stewart, Director of Initial Grants, Power to Change
  • Alliance commissioning - different models for better outcomes - Nick Dixon, Commissioner, Stockport MBC
  • Using participatory budgets to build social and mental capital - Jez Hall, Shared futures CIC

Presentations from the sessions and workshops are available below

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