The latest updates from Time to Shine — November 2017

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Time to Shine Commissioning Round is Open

In case you haven’t heard, our latest and final commissioning round for Time to Shine is open. Funding is available for third-sector organisations who want to help find out what makes a different for social isolation and loneliness amongst…
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Delivery Partners: Sensitive Data Training

Time to Shine are hosting a training session about collecting sensitive data. We know that some questions we ask are participants can be tricky, particularly the ones about sensitive issues such as loneliness and the feelings that go with…
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Older people wanted to join our assessment panel

Older people are at the heart of everything we do. Time to Shine’s final commissioning round is now open and we’ve got an exciting opportunity for older people who want to get involved in the planning, design, delivery and evaluation of the…
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Creating an Ageing Movement

By Hillary Wadsorth, Time to Shine Manager (Job Share) At the recent Ageing Better Conference, a panel discussion addressed the question of “How do we change attitudes about ageing?” Chaired by Paul Cann of the Campaign to End…
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Ageing Better Around the Country

Time to Shine has contributed to the larger Ageing Better community in a number of ways. Other areas have adopted some of our monitoring and evaluation resources and Manchester would like to pilot a scheme similar to Shared Tables.
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Chatty Café Scheme

A new initiative called the Chatty Café Scheme has been set up in the North of England to reduce loneliness and get people talking. The scheme encourages cafes to have a Chatter & Natter table, which is where customers can sit if they are…
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Cliffs of Cara: Leeds rendition of The Cliffs of Dooneen

Time to Shine asked us to report back about our learning from the Cara project at a celebration event. The remit was to try to make it as interesting as possible so we thought about how we’d learnt that our traditions and culture had stayed…
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Is Light Night Age Friendly?

A group of Leeds locals did a bit of mystery shopping to answer the question: Is Light Night age friendly? Leeds is host to numerous exciting events, such as Carnival, the Tour de Yorkshire, and Light Night, but how accessible are these activities…
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