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WE Matter - Issue 7

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Hello and welcome to 'WE Matter', our roundup of things happening across our services and other useful information for people who use our services. We hope that it will help you feel connected to the Wirral Evolutions community. 
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak the majority of our services are currently closed. There is emergency provision in place for a number of people we support and we are keeping in touch with anyone who normally attends our service.

Updates can be found on our website and via our twitter and Facebook accounts

Our Corporate Services office in Wallasey is currently closed but we have two temporary numbers you can contact while the office is closed:
07392 501 022
07385 832 512

You can also contact us via email admin@wirralevolutions.org 

Information about Vaccines for People with a Learning Disability

Vaccinations for COVID-19 are being rolled out across the UK. There is a lot of information around and it can sometimes be difficult to know where to start. 

This short film from NHS England and NHS Improvement describes what is a vaccine is, how vaccines are made, why you should get a vaccine, whether a vaccine make you ill and how to decide whether to have a vaccine.

We Salute You Captain Tom

We were saddened to hear the news of the death of Sir Captain Tom Moore this week. 

He was an inspiration and a true gentleman. Our thoughts and condolences are with Sir Captain Tom Moore's family at this time

Makaton - Exploring Feelings

1st - 7th February is Children's Mental Health Week. This year's theme is 'Express Yourself'. 

This video from Singing Hands UK is all about using Makaton to express your feelings and emotions.

We Are Undefeatable Ambassadors

Wirral Leisure Services are looking for volunteers to be ambassadors to help people in Wirral with long term health conditions be more active and improve their health as part of the We Are Undefeatable campaign. 

If you think that you can help, contact the team:


Wirral Evolutions Board

On 29th January we had our first Board meeting of 2021. Our supportive Board Members reviewed, discussed, challenged and recognised the company's performance during quarter 3 of 2020-2021.

The Board also acknowledged the hard work of our staff to ensure a smooth transition for people we support into our emergency service provision model during the current lockdown. 

Useful Contacts

Carers UK
Caring for a relative or friend? When caring affects you and your family Carers UK is here to provide the support and advice you need
020 7378 4999

Citizens Advice (Wirral)
Delivering information & advice to Wirral Residents
0300 33 00 111
Citizens Advice (National Number): 03444 111 444

Family Safety Unit
If you need help to deal with domestic abuse or violence you can contact the Family Safety Unit, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
0151 666 4914

NHS Trust Helpline for Mental Health Emergency Number
24/7 mental health helpline for urgent support, for residents of Cheshire West, Cheshire East and Wirral
0300 303 3972

Whatever you are going through, Samaritans offer free and confidential 24/7 support
116 123

Together All Are Able
Self advocacy support in Wirral

Wirral Change
A Black and Racial Minorities Outreach Service offering information, advice and guidance & signposting to other services for racial minority people on the Wirral
 0151 649 8177

Wirral Coronavirus Helpline
A central helpline to help Wirral Residents during the COVID19 outbreak
0151 666 5050

Wirral Council Tax
If you are struggling to pay your bill
0151 606 2002

Wirral Food Bank
Emergency food for local people in crisis
0151 638 7090

Wirral Mind
Mind provides support directly to people struggling with their mental health
0151 512 2200

4 February 2021