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Booking Now: Older People’s Cancer Voices Learning Events

Are you:

  • Involved in providing older people’s advocacy?

  • A commissioner of advocacy services?

  • Working in health and social care and interested in advocacy for older people affected by cancer?

Join OPAAL and her project partners I-CANN, Beth Johnson Foundation, Help & Care and Dorset Advocacy at one of our regional events.

York: Priory Street Centre Friday 21st July 11:30am – 4pm

Birmingham: Carrs Lane Monday 24th July 11:30am – 4pm

London: Voluntary Action Islington Thursday 27th July 11:30am – 4pm

Manchester: Friends Meeting House Tuesday 1st Aug 11:30am – 4pm

2014 – 2017 OPAAL delivered Older People’s Cancer Voices, a three year Department of Health funded project; this programme ran alongside our £3.2m Cancer, Older People and Advocacy (COPA) programme. Older People’s Cancer Voices amplified the voices of older people affected by cancer into health and care settings “making the advocacy for older people affected by cancer that we are passionate about really sing!”

We’ve developed a range of influencing resources in partnership with our four project partners, and co-produced alongside older people. These events showcase these tools and key learning from our cancer advocacy programmes; you’ll come away with ideas and tools to help you gain a better insight into the key issues older people affected by cancer want you to understand, to help you increase health and care professionals’ and commissioners’ understanding of advocacy and explore the potential for cancer advocacy provision in your area.

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A sandwich lunch is provided, please note on the order form any dietary requirements

York venue map http://www.priorystreetcentre.org.uk/contact/#

Birmingham venue map - http://carrslane.co.uk/about-us-conference-centre/

London venue map http://www.vai.org.uk/contact-us/how-to-find-us/

Manchester venue map - http://www.meetinghousemanchester.co.uk/find-us/

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