Our May newsletter is out now!

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  We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet, how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Job vacancy – Communications Team Levelling down, not up! Members meeting outcome New Healthy Heart Project Long COVID […]

Do you have a long-term mental health condition? Give an hour to help shape social care and receive £20

We are looking for people to take part in a focus group discussing how social work could be better. Whether you’ve had input from a social worker, or have not but feel that it may have helped, we want to hear your views. The discussion will take place on Wednesday 20th April at 3pm, via […]

Our April newsletter is out now!

Screen shot of newsletter, headline reads: Inclusion barnet news. Making a difference, Working with our Touchpoint customers, we find out all kinds of information about what is and isn't working in Barnet. A few months ago we started having regular team meeting sto see who we could start to tackle some of the issues that have come up. This creates a list of issues that are causing problems for our users, so we then go and see what we can do about these by liaising with bodies such as the council, the DWP and Barnet Homes.

  We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet, how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Members meeting invitation Library volunteers wanted How we’re making a difference Welcome to new team member Funding for […]

Members meeting Thursday 14th April 2022

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We’re hosting our first in-person members meeting since the start of lockdown and we’d love you to join us! Of course, staff will be masked up and you will still have the option of joining by video if you’re unable to attend. Inclusion Barnet Members’ Meeting South Friern Library Thursday 14th April 2022 12.00pm to […]

Our March newsletter is out now!

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We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet,  how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Are you paying for GP letters? Job vacancy FREE disability awareness training The impact of GP charges Barnet Together […]

Staff blog: The importance of sharing lived experience

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by Sam Earle, Project Officer, Equivox  As disabled people,  we know that our specific conditions continually shape our lives in myriad, subtle ways. The effects of disability on our everyday lived experience are too numerous to count, and this is why the bits that we choose to reveal to others are really just the tip […]

Staff blog: Living with ADHD

What’s it like to live with ADHD? by Samantha Earle, User Voice, Project Officer Last week, Great British Bake Off star, Lizzie Acker dedicated her show-stopping cake creation to her ADHD “as a celebration of being different”. ADHD is underdiagnosed in women, and its traits are often stigmatised. So, to honour Lizzie’s courage in publicly [...]

Have you got a story that needs to be told?

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Is there something that is happening to you and your community that needs to shared? If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! You can register for our free online training sessions to become a community reporter. We will support all our reporters throughout the project, and all the reports will be […]

Get Involved – Upcoming User Voice Forums

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As the weather starts to change and the festive season draws ever-closer, what better time to grab a cup of tea, put on some cosy socks and change the world? At the next Barnet Voice Forum on 25th November we will be looking at the results of our recent survey and gathering input on an [...]

Mental Health Services in Barnet: Not Fit for Purpose?

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Tell us, and help change them for the better The Barnet Voice Forum is currently constructing a position paper on Barnet’s mental health services. To really make it count, we need your help. Whether you were able to attend the last meeting or not, we urge you to complete the survey if possible. We want […]

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