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Safeguarding Adults Month

Published: 26 October 2018
November is Safeguarding Adults Month The council will be holding a series of free events across the borough where people can find out more about how to keep adults at risk from harm, domestic abuse or neglect safe in the community and get more information…

Marks & Spencer launches 'Easy Dressing' range for children with disabilities

Published: 18 October 2018
Marks & Spencer has been praised by thousands online after launching a clothing range specifically designed for children with disabilities. The supermarket and fashion retailer has achieved what is said to be a “high street first” with the launch of its “easy dressing” range. Designed to…

Stoptober is back - Kick The Habit!

Published: 01 October 2018
Public Health England is encouraging smokers to quit cigarettes for 28 days throughout October, and Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) is supporting the campaign. Smoking cessation is an important part of the Health Improvement programme CACT delivers on behalf of the Royal Borough of Greenwich.…

Steps into work

Published: 25 September 2018
The Steps into Work programme is a 12-month scheme which offers people with mild to moderate learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum the chance to gain skills and work experience. For further information: https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/careers/steps-into-work Please email stepsintowork@tfl.gov.uk or call 020 3054 2718 to request an expression…

Good news on Blue Badges

Published: 18 September 2018
The Government has announced that it is planning to make important changes to Blue Badge rules, which will mean that many autistic people in England will qualify. This move follows years of campaigning from the National Autistic Society, our supporters, and other disabled people and families across…

Blood Pressure Roadshow – Get checked and be sure of yours today

Published: 06 September 2018
Almost half of people who have high blood pressure don't know it - so its really important to get yours checked and be sure. Selected pharmacies around the Royal Borough of Greenwich are now offering FREE blood pressure checks. To receive your blood pressure check…

Cookery Clubs are back this September!

Published: 31 August 2018
GCDA is delighted to announce our next round of FREE cookery clubs! Looking for new, delicious and healthy recipes? Want to meet new people and learn new skills? GCDA run FREE 5 week cookery clubs across the borough focusing on easy, affordable and healthy meals.…

Total sensory space - LEGOLAND

Published: 10 August 2018
This is the first dedicated sensory facility of its kind in a theme park, providing a calming environment for guests with additional needs who require a quiet moment away from the excitement of the Resort’s 55 rides, live shows, and attractions. Discover an open space…

Looking for the next step? Supported Internships

Published: 09 August 2018
Not aiming for apprenticeship or university, are you unsure about what to do next and do you want a different path where you can learn by doing? Criteria states student/YP with ECHP or LDA Post 16 - 25 years Please feel free to get in…

Greenwich self harm protocol for 2018 and mental health signs and symptoms.

Published: 01 August 2018
This guidance has been produced for everyone who engages directly with children and young people in their day to day work and who may become aware of a young person’s, risk of self-harm, actual self-harm or suicidal thoughts or intentions. The purpose of this guidance…