Archive for the ‘In The News’ Category

Scams Awareness Event at the Welcome Centre on 21st April at 11am

Scams Awareness Event at the Welcome Centre on 21st April at 11am   Did you know that scams have increased by 33% during the pandemic? The uncertainty caused by lockdowns and the increase in online shopping has allowed fraudsters to thrive and reported scams are now at a record high.   It has never been more important to understand how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of a fraudster and our face to face scams awareness event with Age UK Manchester will help you to understand more about keeping safe and secure.   You can call 0161 513 4126 to […]

New Hong Kong BNO Visa Holders Project

New Hong Kong BNO Visa Holders Project What we can provide for you   Wai Yin’s new Hong Kong BNO Project is providing support to Hong Kong BNO Visa holders moving to Greater Manchester. Our staff team speak Cantonese and are offering a wide range of services, activities and courses to help people to settle into their new communities, make new friends and learn about living in the UK.   We are offering social activities so that people can meet others, make new friends and visit interesting places in Greater Manchester. We have a walking group that is exploring the […]

Using Art to Shine a Light on Women’s Lives

Using Art to Shine a Light on Women’s Lives Over the last two years, the pandemic and the lockdowns have turned women’s lives upside down. They have had to adapt to a wide range of new experiences and roles in order to support their families and communities. This International Women’s Day we wanted to shine a light on the experiences of the women in the communities that we serve by using art to create a display which would be a lasting illustration of their strength, resilience and creativity. At Sheung Lok, our women got together on Zoom with our artist […]

COVID Vaccine Study -University of Leicester Media

We were delighted to work in partnership with the University of Leicester on a project to “Co-design and implement a COVID-19 vaccine uptake intervention within Chinese communities in England”  Please watch all the information videos, and click your approval: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx0mQT1w_2id7L3zERptGlA/featured    

Crossing the Borders – Publication Award

We have fantastic news for our publication – Crossing the Borders – which has just won the Alan Ball Award for community publications 2020! The Alan Ball Local History Awards in the United Kingdom exist to recognise outstanding contributions in local history publishing (both in print and in new media), and to encourage the publishing of such works by public libraries and local authorities. The awards were established in the 1980s and are run by the Library Services Trust. They are named after the local history author and former chief librarian of the Harrow and Home Counties libraries. Well done […]

F1000 Sessions re-start 1st March 2022

Education Sessions F1000 (E) Education Sessions F1000 (S) Education Sessions F1000 (T) New programme for the First 1000 Days Educational Sessions start on 1st March 2022. Sessions run every Tuesday from 1pm to 2pm on Zoom. Register here: 在這個網站登記: 在这个网站登记: https://www.waiyin.org.uk/F1000-register Call: 0161 833 0377 Email: [email protected]

Covid-19 Volunteering

有空闲时间吗? 想在 2022 年回馈一些东西吗? Covid Volunteering Simplified Chinese 有空闲时间吗? 想在 2022 年回馈一些东西吗? 在疫苗接种点做志愿者,帮助您的社区战胜新冠肺炎! 大流行尚未结束:新的Omicron变体带来了新的挑战,并有可能使医疗保健系统不堪重负。我们知道两次疫苗接种不足以预防这种新变种,因此政府鼓励所有18岁以上的成年人尽快接种加强疫苗。这对NHS来说是一项艰巨的任务,这就是为什么曼彻斯特的疫苗接种点迫切需要您的帮助来完成注射。您可以志愿担任招待员或接种员-将提供全面培训。这是获得临床经验, 提高英语水平和结识新朋友的绝佳机会。 成为志愿者招待员 你有空闲时间吗?曼彻斯特的新冠肺炎疫苗接种点需要志愿者招待员。这角色是多样化的,因此这是学习新技能和结识新朋友的绝佳机会。现场提供个人防护装备和茶点,包括车费在内。在此处注册here以获取有关疫苗接种地点和如何志愿服务的更多信息。不需要披露和禁止服务(DBS)检查。 学习新技能并成为志愿者疫苗接种员 有兴趣成为一名疫苗接种员吗?您可以在大曼彻斯特的各个地点接受志愿者接种疫苗培训。您无需具备临床技能或经验,因为您将接受全面培训。在您开始在疫苗接种地点接种疫苗之前,培训将在线和面对面完成。查看大曼彻斯特健康和社会保健合作伙伴网站 website,注册一个帐户并完成临床技能评估 clinical skills assessment。   疫苗接种员需要进行披露和禁止服务(DBS)检查和乙型肝炎疫苗接种,但曼彻斯特医疗保健委员会将为您提供这些。接受培训后,您可能会获得在初级保健(Primary Care) 网络站上的有薪工作机会。 有空閒時間嗎? 想在 2022 年回饋一些東西嗎? Covid Volunteering Traditional Chinese 有空閒時間嗎? 想在 2022 年回饋一些東西嗎?  在疫苗接種點做志願者,幫助您的社區戰勝新冠肺炎!   大流行尚未結束:新的Omicron變體帶來了新的挑戰,並有可能使醫療保健系統不堪重負。我們知道兩次疫苗接種不足以預防這種新變種,因此政府鼓勵所有18歲以上的成年人盡快接種加強疫苗。這對NHS來說是一項艱鉅的任務,這就是為什麼曼徹斯特的疫苗接種點迫切需要您的幫助來完成注射。您可以志願擔任招待員或接種員-將提供全面培訓。這是獲得臨床經驗, 提高英語水平和結識新朋友的絕佳機會。   成為志願者招待員 你有空閒時間嗎?曼徹斯特的新冠肺炎疫苗接種點需要志願者招待員。這角色是多樣化的,因此這是學習新技能和結識新朋友的絕佳機會。現場提供個人防護裝備和茶點,包括車費在內。在此處註冊here以獲取有關疫苗接種地點和如何志願服務的更多信息。不需要披露和禁止服務(DBS)檢查。   學習新技能並成為志願者疫苗接種員 有興趣成為一名疫苗接種員嗎?您可以在大曼徹斯特的各個地點接受志願者接種疫苗培訓。您無需具備臨床技能或經驗,因為您將接受全面培訓。在您開始在疫苗接種地點接種疫苗之前,培訓將在線和面對面完成。查看大曼徹斯特健康和社會保健合作夥伴網站 website,註冊一個帳戶並完成臨床技能評估 clinical skills assessment。   疫苗接種員需要進行披露和禁止服務(DBS)檢查和乙型肝炎疫苗接種,但曼徹斯特醫療保健委員會將為您提供這些。接受培訓後,您可能會獲得在初級保健(Primary Care) 網絡站上的有薪工作機會。

Cultural Awareness Training

Culture awareness training 8 October Understanding cultural sensitivity and community diversity – the carers’ perspective presented by the Wai Yin Society. Cultural awareness training explores how culture shapes every part of how we behave and communicate. It provides the knowledge, skills and expertise to communicate effectively across cultures, and understand different perspectives. This session looks at how you can effectively engage with carers from the BAME community to identify and support their needs. Speakers will include Prof. Erinma MBE, from the Carisma Organisation, talking about African communities and Mel Safari, from the Linguagm Organisation, talking about the Iranian Community in […]

Health to Challenges Project Launch

An Age Friendly Event is taking place for the community:  on Monday 16th August 2021 from 11-2pm at Sheung Lok Centre, Justin Close Manchester M13 9UB Age friendly activities include: Tai Chi Class, Light Lunch and Health Talk, Health Watch Registration and Demonstration Contact:  Ms Yung or Stella Chu on 0161 513 4127  2021-8-16 Health Watch poster ed 2021-8-16 Fit bit Launch Day Poster English