Entries by Clive Jones

CLARE Community Consultation Report

Talking About CLARE – We met with a number of community and voluntary organisations in March this year to talk about the CLARE model of community based early intervention for isolated older people living in Belfast. Thank you to everyone who took part. The Community Consultation Report is now available. Click on the link below to read the report. Please Click here to View our CLARE Community Consultation Report We welcome any further comments or feedback via the link below or contacing us directly!

Have Your Say Belfast 2016

Belfast Strategic Partnership through ‘Have Your Say Belfast 2016’ seeks views from people living in the city in regards to their emotional health and wellbeing, and that of their family and wider community. The results of the survey will inform future developments to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in Belfast. The following press release promoting the Have Your Say Belfast survey was issued yesterday: http://www.makinglifebettertogether.com/belfast-residents-have-your-say-in-citywide-wellbeing-survey/ The survey is being delivered to every household in Belfast City Council area this week by Royal Mail. The survey can also be completed through the following weblink:http://www.haveyoursaybelfast.com/

Job Opportunity

CLARE has an exciting opportunity to join a small team in developing a new and innovative service that will improve the quality of life for vulnerable adults and older people.     Job Purpose To co-ordinate the financial and administrative duties of CLARE Connecting to Self-Directed Support initiative.  The successful candidate will have excellent financial management and communication skills and be able to provide assistance with financial and administrative duties for CLARE service users.  The initiative will focus on removing administrative challenges for service users in new and creative ways that will involve a person centred approach. Job description Application Form SDS Finance Admin Officer

Volunteers Survey

CLARE CIC recognises and values the positive impact volunteering has on lives and communities.  CLARE Community Champions make an amazing contribution to helping others and we would encourage all volunteers to take the opportunity follow the link below and complete the short survey on behalf of Department for Social Development. Calling All Volunteers – Can You Spare A Few Minutes? If you have volunteered your time and energy, you can help with the Department for Social Development’s 2016 NI Survey of Volunteers.  This short survey seeks to explore the levels of volunteering in Northern Ireland, the support given to volunteers, together with the backgrounds of people who volunteer throughout Northern […]

World Health Organisation Belfast Healthy City Awards

CLARE celebrates winning the 2015 WHO Belfast Healthy City Award under the Engaging for Change category presented in Belfast by Deputy Lord Mayor, Cllr. Guy Spence. The awards were introduced to celebrate the contribution of organisations from all sectors to the health and wellbeing of the people of Belfast.  CLARE is a great example of how local people can positively contribute to making Belfast a healthier place.  A big thanks to all our community champion volunteers who make it possible.

CLARE Partnership Approach

Belfast HSCT Integrated Care Team and CLARE are delighted to have received the BHSCT Chairman’s Award for 1st place under the ‘Cutting Edge’ category.  It is a great honour to receive the award and a prize of £10, 000 to jointly re-invest in the service.  A big thank you to all CLARE Community Champion volunteers who deliver hours of much needed volunteering support and joy to many people’s lives.  Well done everybody!

Community Champion Art Befriender

CLARE is actively recruiting volunteers interested in becoming arts and crafts befrienders. We have been successful in the recent Take 5 small grants awards supported by Public Health Agency and the Clear Project to deliver a creative crafts befriending project. If you are a caring, enthusiastic person with an interest in arts and crafts then we need your help to bring the joy of art to isolated older people.  You will be trained in art facilitation skills and matched to an older person living in North Belfast to deliver one to one art’s befriending sessions. Becoming a Community Champion Art Befriender you will have the opportunity to Develop your skills […]