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What is the European Week of Regions and Cities?

The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event (7-10 October 2019) during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. The event was created in 2003 when the […]

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CASCADE: Harmonia Village and Harmony House

Exciting things are happening for CASCADE (Community Areas of Sustainable Care And Dementia Excellence in Europe). The Interreg 2Seas co-funded project is providing a truly innovative approach to caring for people with dementia and one of the UK’s first ever dementia villages, Harmonia Village, inspired by the project’s Dutch partners, is being built in Dover […]

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SHIFT sexual health survey

Living in Kent, Medway, East Sussex or Essex? Aged 45 or over? Please take part in our #SHIFTsurvey to help our partners develop sexual health services that are better adapted to the needs of over 45s: https://chichpscyh.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cColzBpuu8ilJK5 If you’re living in the Hauts-de-France region in France, please use this link to take the French version […]

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TICC project update

52 self-managed teams up and running across the three countries: TICC ✓ 155 more in active preparation: TICC ✓ Excellent work analysing challenges from the three countries, and regularly discussing solutions across borders: TICC ✓ TICC (Transforming Integrated Care in the Community) was launched in July 2017 and, with this list of achievements, it’s well […]

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Dementia: Lifestyle changes that could lower your risk

Nearly everyone can lower their risk of dementia, even if it runs in the family, by living a healthy lifestyle, research suggests. The study of nearly 200,000 people showed the risk fell by up to a third. The team at the University of Exeter said the results were exciting, empowering and showed people were not […]

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Why are STIs on the rise in older people?

Whilst STIs are on the rise in virtually every age group in the UK, there is a notable upwards trend in older people. Changing attitudes to sex and relationships and more casual sex among older age groups is contributing to a sexual health crisis. A recent report from Public Health England made the case for better sexual […]

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CASCADE: the launch of Harmony House

The CASCADE Model promotes a holistic, person-centred approach for people living with dementia to maximise independence and quality of life. Harmony House promises to provide guests with personally tailored support that meets their individual needs, whatever they might be. Our guesthouse will be run by highly-trained staff who are committed to making even the shortest of […]

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Perinatal mental health issues: PATH & NHS

Our Interreg 2Seas PATH project is working to raise awareness of, destigmatise and prevent perinatal mental health issues. Up to one in five women will experience a mental health problem in pregnancy, or the first year after birth, with up to three to five per cent experiencing a serious psychiatric disorder.  As part of the […]

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Should we be renaming NCDs?

In honour of this week’s 2nd Global Week for Action on NCDs C3 Collaborating for Health have a quick survey for you and could use your expertise. As you may know, there has been ongoing debate about the need to rename non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Why a new name? The term NCDs has been criticised for being outdated, not descriptive […]

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TICC: Latest news

Our Interreg 2Seas TICC (Transforming Integrated Care in the Community) project is working to create systemic change in health & social care, providing services that are better suited to our ageing population by addressing their holistic needs. This is being tested via the implementation of the Buurtzorg integrated care at home model which consists of […]

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