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Help evaluate year 1 of the new Peer Support Network programme

Have you attended Peer Support Network meet-ups, Summits and workshops this year?

Share your feedback and tell us what you’d like to see next by completing this short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PSN2018_evaluation

Project Art Works’ Peer Support Network brings together people with complex support needs, their parents, siblings, carers and support workers. Find out more: http://projectartworks.org/networks/peer-support-network/

Individual employer funding

‘Skills for Care’s individual employer funding Individual employers are people who employ their owncare and support using a direct payment or their own money. They can now can apply for money to pay for training to develop their own skills as an employer.

The money can also be used for training their personal assistants (PAs).It can pay for training, travel costs or hiring a replacement PA.

Funding closes on 28 February 2019.

Training must start before 31 March 2019.

Find out more at:

https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Learning-development/Funding/Individual-employer-funding/Individual-employer-funding.aspx

If you’d like support in completing the application, please contact: esther@projectartworks.org

Associated events:

Hastings Mental Health Network Meeting

Friday 7th September, 10.30am- 1.30pm, Hastings Wellbeing Centre, Carisbrooke House, Stockleigh Road, St. Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, TN38 0JP

Are you an individual/carer who has lived experience of mental health challenges? Would you like to be involved in discussion around the improvement of service provision and how this can be taken forward to make positive changes?

If so, then Hastings Mental Health Networkwould like to hear from you.

To confirm attendance please contact Catherine Lulham on 07342 034097  catherine.lulham@southdown.org

Mencap Planning for the Future seminar, Hastings

27th September, 12.30pm – 2.30pm,Hastings Voluntary Action Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN

Seminar for parents and carers focusing on Wills and Trusts with Renaissance Legal.

For further information and how to book visit:

https://www.renaissancelegal.co.uk/event-seminar/mencap-seminar-4/

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