Learning about Autism

Following the very successful talk about autism to parents and carers, earlier this year, given by a qualified medical doctor, we are now pleased to offer a six week training course. As places are limited, please contact Amy Wong on 0161 833 0377 as soon as possible, if you are interested.

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Cycling and Social Inclusion

(Wai Yin Society welcomes Mobike) The recent upturn in popularity of cycling on British roads does not seem as evident for ethnic minority groups or the disadvantaged in British society. This is an area for research.

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Learn My Way IT Class Graduation July 2017

Our Learners completed their Learn My Way Basic IT class and used their new skills to go shopping online! It just shows that with a little help, we can all go on to be confident with Computers and the internet.

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Breastfeeding Festival: Understanding Communities and Cultures

On Saturday 24th June, 2017, I was invited to speak on Chinese cultural awareness around pregnancy, labour and breastfeeding, at the Salford Royal Hospital annual breastfeeding Festival. The audience comprised a mixture of healthcare professionals – doctors, midwives, nurses, and healthcare visitors – as well as parents from the public.

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Active Citizens, Empowered Voices

We take great pleasure in sharing with you that with the funding supported by a grant from Tony Lloyd Police & Crime Commissioner, we were given the opportunity to carry out “Active Citizens, Empowered Voices (ACEV) Project”. This project aims to enable people, particularly from BME communities, to gain confidence in English communication skills as well as supporting to build a safer and stronger community in Manchester especially in North Manchester area.

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Carers Week 2017: 12 – 18 June

I was a speaker in London yesterday (Monday 12 June) on the work of Wai Yin Society for carers; these are people that are often unpaid, elderly themselves, and making an immense contribution to local communities.  三地華人機構代表聚倫敦 研討關注無薪照顧者 The seminar was entitled ‘The State of Caring: Towards Building a Supportive Community for the Wellbeing of the Elderly and their Carers’.

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Dr Sylvia Sham Memorial Service

Date: 14th July 2017 (Friday) Venue: Sheung Lok Well Being Centre Grosvenor Centre Manchester M13 8UB Time: 11:30-14:30 *Sharing *Music *Art Work *Celebration Lunch will be provided If you have any enquiries, please contact Wai Yin HQ 0161 833 0377 or email: [email protected]

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Wai Yin Society Board Members Recruitment

Wai Yin Society’s Board are seeking to appoint three new members to ensure we have the capacity and skills to oversee the next phase of our work; to include a treasurer and an individual with experience of legal work and/or human resources. For more information, please click the link to download the full job description: WY Board Member Recruitment 2017 How to apply Kindly submit a CV and a covering letter by 14th July 2017 (Friday), 5pm, stating why you wish to be considered for the role, to [email protected]

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Community Radio Sheung Lok

Working with partner, All FM radio, Wai Yin Society now broadcasts community radio from its elderly centre in Ardwick. https://drive.

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Making a Difference Awards 2017

Wai Yin Society was honoured to be a party to an award to Dr Leonardo Minuchin from the University of Manchester https://www.waiyin.

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Wai Yin signs up to a Memorandum for social care and wellbeing

On Friday 12th May, I attended a very important meeting at Manchester’s Town Hall.  Here, I represented Wai Yin Society to sign up to a new Memorandum of Understanding, that sets out a framework for health and social care services to help and support the people of Greater Manchester by working alongside public bodies such as Primary Care Trusts.

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Food Safety Courses 2017

RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering The course is aimed at food handlers working in catering or hospitality including hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars, fast food outlets, takeaways, cafes, kitchens, hospitals, schools and colleges. Food Hygiene English Version Food Hygiene Chinese Version  

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4 Days 3 nights Torquay

Summer trip from 16 – 19 June 日期: 二零一七年六月十六至十九日 (星期五至一) 集合時間: 早上 八 時四十五分 集合地點 : 曼城長途旅遊車站 Manchester Central Coach Station, Chorlton Street, Off Portland Street, Manchester, M1 3JF 詳情請致電 0161 272 7482 請聯絡周姑娘及翁姑娘 Sheung Lok Elderly Centre 常樂長者中心 Grosvenor Centre Justin Close, Manchester M13 9UB Torquay National Holidays    

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Day Trip to Monkey Forest

Trip includes: Monkey Forest (Trentham Monkey Forest, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8AY) Watch Monkeys Feeding, Picnic (Bring your own food), Child Adventure Playground

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