ECHF General Updates

ECHF General Updates

Rivers Centre Referral Guidelines

The referral guidelines for the Rivers Centre shown on RefHelp have just been changed – please note that self-referrals are no longer accepted. The correct referral guidelines are as follows: Referrals accepted by Rivers Centre:  adults >18 with PTSD (re-experiencing, hypervigilance, avoidance) after single event trauma Referrals to be directed to sector Mental Health Team: adults >18 with complex PTSD (difficulties with affect regulation, interpersonal relationships, sense of self, in addition to PTSD symptoms) after sustained and repeated trauma. Please see attachment

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General Updates

Community Planning

Michelle Mulvaney (Strategy Manager at the City of Edinburgh Council) shared with us an overview of the Edinburgh Partnership’s Community Planning strategy and governance which includes the LOIPs, LIPs, the Neighbourhood Networks and how the VSF’s fit into that. Her presentation is here: ECHF Presentation Feb 20  

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2018/19 Accounts for ECHF

Attached are our final accounts for the period 18/19. These were verified by our independent examiner (Sandy Scotland), approved at the AGM, signed by the executive team and have been lodged with OSCR. FINAL Accounts 18-19  

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funding

Update on EIJB HSC Grants Funding (Transition / Innovation funds)

In agreeing its budget for 2019/20, the City of Edinburgh Council made “£200k available as transitional funding for organisations facing the greatest impacts following the loss of EIJB grant funding’.  The administration presented a report to Corporate Policy and Strategy Committee on 14 May 2019 which addressed mechanisms to identify how this funding can be best prioritised. The outcome of this meeting was to provide funding to the IJB to aid transitional support. If you would like to read the EIJB report

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General Updates

ECHF February Newsletter

Outcome mapping, consultations, action learning, training and funding … You can read about it all in our monthly newsletter here. Please pass any additions to the March edition to grace@echf.org.uk by the 22nd March.

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Older People’s Service Provision Forum – February

Some of you will know that I regularly attend these meetings. Following are documents from the meeting this month: Minutes 7.2.19 GP Link Workers (list of practices) IJB Papers (Transformation and change 5.4) Three Conversations Good Governance review Successful EIJB grant applicants (Item 5.2, page 7) Stephanie-Anne Harris Strategic Development Manager  

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General Updates

LOOPs Update from EVOC

Over the last five years, the LOOPs partners and teams have been working closely with City of Edinburgh Council and, more recently, Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership to deliver the Local Opportunities for Older People initiative across the city.  It is with sadness that we are now in the position to inform you that this work will be coming to an end in March. The collaborative has included team members and volunteers from:   Cyrenians Eric Liddell Centre EVOC

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General Updates

ECHF January Newsletter

Upcoming events, meetings, member recruitment and consultations… Yes, its that time of the month. You can read our monthly newsletter here! Please pass any additions to the February edition to grace@echf.org.uk by the 22nd February.

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General Updates

Free HR Law Workshops and Support – 19th December

Ella Simpson of EVOC announced last week that they would be providing support to organisations impacted by the Health and Social Care grants proposals. (See  https://www.evoc.org.uk/updates/ella-simpson-evoc-statement-on-eibj-grant-programme-results/ )

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