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What's On - January 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

 

Our news feed gives information about upcoming events, training sessions and awareness days.  If you know of an event that isn't listed below, please tell your Employment Coordinator so we can add this.

 

Service Update

We have moved our Service Updates to a dedicated page, to check on the current status of our services, please click here.

 

Training Sessions & Courses

Spring Term - Jersey Recovery College

The Jersey Recovery College Autumn prospectus includes a variety of courses and activities.  To find out more and book your place on a course, please click here for their website or download the prospectus below:

Jersey Recovery College Spring 2021 Prospectus

Jersey Recovery College Application Form

 

Care Academy Online Courses

Access a range of free and low cost online courses through the Care Academy.  Subjects include from Care, First Aid, Safeguarding, Food Safety, Fire Safety and Manual Handling.  Click here to visit their website and find out more. 

Prince's Trust Programmes

25-29 January 2021 - Get Started in Health & Wellbeing.  A 1 week programme learning new skills from fitness to cooking, as well as improving team work, communication and confidence.  Please contact Simon or Jo below for more details.

Feb - May 2021 - Prince's Trust TEAM Programme.  To find out more about this exciting 12 week programme, contact Jo Dove or Simon Bell at Jersey Youth Service.  

Prince's Trust - Getting Started in Health & Wellbeing

Prince's Trust Team Programme

Community Events

Why not get involved in a local event to support a Jersey charity, or just have fun and meet new people.  

We have still got restrictions on events due to the Covid- 19 pandemic. More information on current restrictions and guidelines can be found on our update page. Please contact us with any concerns.

 

Awareness Days

January is a great opportunity to try and be more healthy or to try something new! Check out these different days to see if you can make some changes to your lifestyle in 2021.

Veganuary

Why not try going vegan for the month of January? There are lots of hints and tips on the website here

'Veganuary is dedicated to changing public attitudes, while providing all the information and practical support required to make the transition to veganism as easy and enjoyable as possible. Veganuary has had an incredible degree of success in a very short time and is changing lives all over the world.'

Dry January

Dry January is a chance to avoid alcohol for a whole month, there could be both health and economic benefits!

'Start 2021 the best way possible with Dry January – the UK's one-month alcohol-free challenge. Get your fun back. Get your energy back. Get your calm back.'

Follow this link to find out more about the challenge.

3 January - Festival of Sleep Day

Do you sleep well? Do you need a few hints and tips to help with getting to sleep or staying asleep? Take a look at our Sleep Hygiene page on this website for some ideas to help.

4 January - World Braille Day

Braille is the language used by some people with sight loss, and this day celebrates and educates us in the necessity of open communication with all. This link will explain more about the awareness day, and about Braille.

18 January - Brew Monday

Everything is better with a cuppa!!

The third Monday in January, thought to be “Blue Monday”, is being turned into Brew Monday to encourage everyone to reach out to people.

Feeling alone with your problems can have a big impact on your mental health. Reach out to a friend, family member or colleague for a virtual cuppa and a chat. It doesn’t have to be a Monday or a cup of tea, just taking time to really listen to another person could help them work through what’s on their mind. ​

Because now more than ever, sharing a cuppa is more than a drink – it's about reaching out, checking in and staying connected.

18-24 January  Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Learn about symptoms and ways to discover early warning signs. Learn how to reduce your risk of developing Cervical Cancer. If we are educated, we can help ourselves and others.

 

General Information

Coop Quiet Hour - In conjunction with Autism Jersey and the National Autistic Society, Coop Grande Marche St Peter and St Helier are resuming their Quiet Hour on Mondays from 3 - 4pm.  Read more HERE.

Connect Me - If you are or someone you know is struggling during the Coronavirus pandemic, you can get assistance through the Government's Connect Me scheme.  To find out more, click HERE.

Telecommunication Support for people with a disability - As part of the Disability Strategy, the Government has given funding to the Jersey Employment Trust to help vulnerable Islanders (those with a disability, including long-term health conditions) stay connected over the festive period and into the new year.  To find out more about this scheme and how you can apply, download the information sheet below:

Telecommunication Support Package

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