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South Derbyshire Community Forum - Loneliness and Isolation

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Midway Community Centre

Midway Community Centre

Midway

DE11 0FH

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A forum for all community and voluntary groups and organisations working in South Derbyshire.

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This forum's focus is loneliness and isolation. The agenda will include:

Social Connectedness

An introduction to Social Connectedness, looking at the Government’s strategy to tackle loneliness and isolation, what this means on a local level and future plans to reduce it in South Derbyshire; including a workshop to look at who may be lonely in South Derbyshire and the reasons why; plus the opportunity to join a new task and finish group that is being set up to address the issue.

IsLAND Project (Isolation & Loneliness Action Networks Derbyshire)

An overview of the IsLAND project and what it can offer to organisations and services that tackle loneliness and isolation in diverse ways across Derbyshire.

Enrych

Colin Edis will provide an update from Enrych about their Connect service, which introduces and helps adults with disabilities and their carers to use computers and the Internet.

South Derbyshire Community Bus

An introduction to the Community Bus and what it can bring to the area.

Funding

An update on funding from CVS Development Officers

News, Information Sharing and Networking

An opportunity to hear from local groups and share ideas, issues or solutions.

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Midway Community Centre

Midway Community Centre

Midway

DE11 0FH

United Kingdom

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