Local Area Co-ordinator - Public Health

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Your local area coordinator is here to help with

You: thinking about how to make life better and looking at what you have to offer

Connecting with others: linking people together and being part of your community

Information: finding out about whats happening in your area and getting the right help from services

Taking action: making positive action

We can provide:

Short term support — signposting people to local services or community groups
Longer term support — work with someone to help them achieve their goals and lead a happier life

If you know of someone who would like to be introduced please contact us— you can phone , email or use Facebook

Public Health
Leicestershire County Council

Broughton Astley

John Baraclough John.baraclough@leics.gov.uk 07732824556

Lutterworth

Lynne McConnachie Lynne.McConnachie@leics.gov.uk 07889806061

Market Harborough

Ellie Franklin Ellie.Franklin@leics.gov.uk 07534263093

Kibworth & Fleckney

Amy Kirk Amy.kirk@leics.gov.uk 07526927358

Sarah McKenzie Sarah.Mckenzie@leics.gov.uk 07732824024

Local Area Co-ordination

A model of support which focuses on identifying and supporting those who need help before they hit crisis and working towards building an inclusive supportive community around them’.

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Your local area coordinator is here to help with

You: thinking about how to make life better and looking at what you have to offer

Connecting with others: linking people together and being part of your community

Information: finding out about whats happening in your area and getting the right help from services

Taking action: making positive action

We can provide:

Short term support — signposting people to local services or community groups
Longer term support — work with someone to help them achieve their goals and lead a happier life

If you know of someone who would like to be introduced please contact us— you can phone , email or use Facebook

Public Health
Leicestershire County Council

Broughton Astley

John Baraclough John.baraclough@leics.gov.uk 07732824556

Lutterworth

Lynne McConnachie Lynne.McConnachie@leics.gov.uk 07889806061

Market Harborough

Ellie Franklin Ellie.Franklin@leics.gov.uk 07534263093

Kibworth & Fleckney

Amy Kirk Amy.kirk@leics.gov.uk 07526927358

Sarah McKenzie Sarah.Mckenzie@leics.gov.uk 07732824024

Local Area Co-ordination

A model of support which focuses on identifying and supporting those who need help before they hit crisis and working towards building an inclusive supportive community around them’.

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Originally developed in Western Australia in 1980’s Initiative being led by Inclusive Neighbourhoods Currently running in other areas including:

Local Area Coordinator

We work together to develop innovative solutions and positive outcomes for local people, families, communities and services

Derby, Thurrock, Cumbria, Swansea, York Monmouthshire, Solihull, Suffolk and Isle of Wight

Works in partnership, develops effective networks

Local Area Co-ordination

• Quality of life—confidence and independence

Uses a person centred approach to support people and their families to have a good life in their communities

  • Community links and social interactions

  • Access to opportunities

Asset Based Community Development

Increased engagement with natural supports, voluntary groups, training and employment

The approach identifies the assets within com- munities which can help to make the commu- nity more self sufficient

Positive use of community assets and resources

It looks at what individuals, families and com- munities can offer

Greater community cohesion, community capacity and resilience

We work with local people , local and county wide organisations and services to promote opportunities for people who may be at risk (vulnerable) or trying to cope with daily life due to their age, disability or low level mental health needs and those who are socially isolat-

Link individuals to sources of informal support

Strengthens individuals, families and communities

Normally works in outreach bases

Spends time to understand a persons strengths and aspirations

A preventative approach which improves:

Identifies community assets and resources which individuals can access

• Health and wellbeing feeling safe staying well and happy

Supports individuals to access other relevant services required

Enables practical ways of achieving goals and visions for a good life thus preventing reaching crisis point

Create and support community groups

Fewer hospital/emergency admissions and visits to the GP

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'What We Do' Main Pages:

Musical Memory Box - Kyle Newman

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The Well Kibworth

Rotary Club help Kibworth Food Bank

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Food, singers and carols

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Murder Mystery evening December 2018

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Crocus planting November 2017

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Rotary provide comfortable seating

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Club members assisted at the Boboli Festival

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Brief details of past meetings

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Elaine Vandelli hands over to Stephen Woodhouse

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Michael Pearce presents awards

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Arrival at Bergamo

Alternative Conference

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